Child's Dress Object Name: Fragment Date: 660–880 AD Geography: Egypt, Akhmim Medium: Plain weave in red wool (dyed with madder); applied borders with pattern weft in blue and red wool and undyed linen Dimensions: Overall including sleeves: H. 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm) W. 25 9/16 in. (64.9 cm) Classification: Textiles Credit Line: Gift of George F. Baker, 1890 Accession Number: 90.5.174
Textile Fragment Depicting a Male Figure under an Arch. 11-12th Century, Egypt. Tapestry weave in polychrome sild and undyed linen. This artwork is part of Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through July 8, 2012.