Coptic. <em>Fragments of Border with Botanical Decoration</em>, 7th–8th century C.E. Flax, wool, 8 x 14 3/16 in. (20.3 x 36 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.53. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.08.480.53_detail01_ICA.jpg)

Fragments of Border with Botanical Decoration


Medium: Flax, wool

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:7th–8th century C.E.

Dimensions: 8 x 14 3/16 in. (20.3 x 36 cm) border only: 5 7/8 in. (15 cm)


Accession Number: 08.480.53

Image: CUR.08.480.53_detail01_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of tapestry-woven border with conventionalized floral design in various colors on henna ground. Narrow guard border in dark blue. Border appliqued on plain linen cloth. Condition: Poor. Small gap. Fabric in fragmentary condition.

Brooklyn Museum