Artist Coptic, Egyptian
  • Curtain Panel
Date 5th Century (?)
Medium Linen and wool.
Dimensions 27 1/2 x 25 x 19 3/4 in. (69.9 x 63.5 x 50.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund
Accession Number 46.75
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Hero Granger-Taylor, 2002: No doubt excavated in Egypt.
Tapis et Tapisseries d'Orient de haute époque, exh. cat., Paris, 1934, cat. no. 150

John Pozzi, "A propos de la récente exposition des Gobelins," Gazette des Beaux-Arts, October, 1934.

Early Christian and Byzantine Art, An Exhibition held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, organized by the Walters Art Gallery, 1947, exh. cat., cat. no. 793.

Weibel, Adele C., "Hellenistic and Coptic Textiles," The Art Quarterly, XI, 1948, 112-15 (106).

Weibel, Adele C., Two Thousand Years of Textiles: The Figured Textiles of Europe and the Near East, New York: 1952, No. 17, pp. 80-1,

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