Hanging with Christian Images, 500s Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century plain weave (tabby) with inwoven tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linen, 1982.73

Egypt, Byzantine period, century, plain weave (tabby) with inwoven tapestry…

Couple of great English style houpellandes - love the padded roll on the back view, with the liripipe and insane dagged bit!!!  Devonshire hunting Tapestries (Detail), 1420, England

Late middle ages: Couple of great English style houpellandes - love the padded roll on the back view, with the liripipe and insane dagged bit!

Alexander as Aeronaut, 15th century tapestry

Griffins adopting a semi-heraldic posture around Alexander on his throne. The medieval legend has Alexander capturing griffins to lift him up to see heaven.

A COPTIC TEXTILE PANEL -  CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. The rectangular polychrome panel with a fringed border, centered by four roundels each containing a running warrior, nude but for a mantle draped over the shoulder, the upper left warrior holding a bow and arrow, the other warriors carrying shields and attributes, framed by scrolling vines, enclosing various flora and fauna including a bird, a goat and a pomegranate 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) long

A COPTIC TEXTILE PANEL - CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. The rectangular polychrome panel with a fringed border, centered by four roundels each containing a running warrior, nude but for a mantle draped over the shoulder, the upper left warrior holding a bow and arrow, the other warriors carrying shields and attributes, framed by scrolling vines, enclosing various flora and fauna including a bird, a goat and a pomegranate 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) long

Panel  Date: 4th–5th century Geography: Egypt Medium: Linen, wool; tapestry weave, looped embroidery Dimensions: H. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) W. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm)

Panel Date: century Geography: Egypt Medium: Linen, wool; tapestry weave, looped embroidery Dimensions: H.

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