Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Coptic textile fragment
  • Egypt
  • Coptic textile fragment, Coptic period (300 CE–700 CE)
  • Where object was made: Egypt
  • wool, weaving
  • Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in matted with 1928.0112
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0113
Label Text

Piece of tan colored plain weave wool with two bands of tapestry weave. Bands have purple ground with figures of hunters and animals in tan outlined in green. Circular design border on either side of man and animal band. Heavy selvage on sides. Sixteen (?) warps and thirteen wefts to cm.