Artist Coptic, Egyptian
Title
  • Textile
Date 6th/7th Century
Medium Silk
Dimensions 6 x 5 1/2 in. (15.2 x 14.0 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William C. Yawkey Fund
Accession Number 47.75
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Hero Granger-Taylor, 2002: No doubt excavated in Egypt, probably Akhmim.
Falke, Otto von, Kunstgeschichte der Seidenweberie, 2 vols, Berlin 1913. Vol. 1, p. 46, fig. 66

Weibel, Adele C., 2000 Years of Textile Art, New York, 1952, #52, p. 91, ill.

Granger-Taylor, Hero, "Coptic textiles in the Detroit Institute of Arts, " DIA Bulletin, vol. 79, no.1/2, 2005, pp. 47-59.