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Medium: Tapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed wool (36)
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980CCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18CCCC0
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century
1960.275CCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412CCCC0
Curtain Panel with Scenes of Merrymaking
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th Century
2000.5CCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6CCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.80CCCC0
Neck Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.81CCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83CCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.bCCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145CCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.bCCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58CCCC0
Looped Roundel from a Blanket or Cover
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 6th century
1926.141CCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145CCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145.aCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145.bCCCC0
Lower Section of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1993.177CCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158CCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.bCCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Band from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, first half of the 7th century
1919.24CCCC0
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148CCCC0
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140CCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.aCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.bCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cCCCC0
Busts and Animals Under Tree of Life
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1982.272CCCC0
Hunters on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, late 8th to 9th century
1982.102CCCC0
Grape Leaves from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262CCCC0
Grape Leaf from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.bCCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 20.5 x 20 cm (8 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave probably woven in a linen plain-weave ground; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 66.7 x 64.5 cm (26 1/4 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 76.8 x 75.6 x 2.9 cm (30 1/4 x 29 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century
1960.275Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 8.2 x 24.7 cm (3 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412Plain weave ground with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 45.2 x 47.7 cm (17 13/16 x 18 3/4 in.); Mounted: 64.1 x 64.1 x 2.5 cm (25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 1 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Curtain Panel with Scenes of Merrymaking
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th Century
2000.5Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 144.2 x 26.7 cm (56 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 153.7 x 66 x 3.2 cm (60 1/2 x 26 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund and Gift of the Textile Art Alliance in memory of Robert P. BergmanCCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6Undyed linen and dyed wool; plain weave ground with tapestry weaveOverall: 139 x 86.4 cm (54 3/4 x 34 in.); Mounted: 153.6 x 100.4 x 3.9 cm (60 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.80Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 16.5 x 16.5 cm (6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Neck Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.81Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 28 x 18.5 cm (11 x 7 5/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 23 x 23 cm (9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.aTapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 23 x 23 cm (9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.bTapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 20.1 x 9 cm (7 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145Tapestry weave sewn on plain weave ground; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 14.7 x 79.5 cm (5 13/16 x 31 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.aTapestry weave sewn on plain weave ground; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 14.7 x 79.5 cm (5 13/16 x 31 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.bTapestry weave sewn on plain weave ground; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 15.3 x 40.1 cm (6 x 15 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58Dyed wool, undyed linen; slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping and plain weave headingsOverall: 28.6 x 24.5 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Looped Roundel from a Blanket or Cover
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 6th century
1926.141Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 49.5 x 55.3 cm (19 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 7 x 43.5 cm (2 3/4 x 17 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145.aTapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 7 x 43.5 cm (2 3/4 x 17 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145.bTapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 7 x 43.5 cm (2 3/4 x 17 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Lower Section of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1993.177Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 107 x 55 cm (42 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158Tapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 18.2 x 20.4 cm (7 3/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.aTapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 18.2 x 20.4 cm (7 3/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.bTapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 19.5 x 7 cm (7 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave and slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 28.9 x 24.5 cm (11 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46Weft-faced plain weave with slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave, supplementary weft wrapping, embroidery; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 205 x 170.2 cm (80 11/16 x 67 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment FundCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Band from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, first half of the 7th century
1919.24Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 5.5 x 60.7 cm (2 3/16 x 23 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148Plain weave with slit-tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 14.3 x 35.6 cm (5 5/8 x 14 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140Undyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingAverage: 40.8 x 48.4 cm (16 1/16 x 19 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.aUndyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 40.8 x 48.4 cm (16 1/16 x 19 1/16 in.); Mounted: 47.9 x 53.3 x 7 cm (18 7/8 x 21 x 2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.bUndyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 26.1 x 25.2 cm (10 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cUndyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 20.4 x 18.5 cm (8 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Busts and Animals Under Tree of Life
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1982.272Plain weave and slit-tapestry weave; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 19.6 x 20.2 cm (7 11/16 x 7 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hunters on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, late 8th to 9th century
1982.102Plain weave and tapestry weave; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 29.4 x 14 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Grape Leaves from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262Weft-faced plain weave with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 19 x 31.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Grape Leaf from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.aWeft-faced plain weave with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 19 x 31.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.bWeft-faced plain weave with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 19.1 x 29.4 cm (7 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0