virtual-artifacts:

Two coptic textile fragments, circa 5th-8th century AD
Comprising a tapestry-woven red-legged quail in profile to the right, circa 4th-5th Century A.D.; and another purple and brown fragment with figure of a horseman holding up a wreath, four birds in quarter, circa 5th-7th Century A.D. 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide max.
October 16 201410·37 pm152 notes

virtual-artifacts:

Two coptic textile fragments, circa 5th-8th century AD

Comprising a tapestry-woven red-legged quail in profile to the right, circa 4th-5th Century A.D.; and another purple and brown fragment with figure of a horseman holding up a wreath, four birds in quarter, circa 5th-7th Century A.D. 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide max.

(via textilesystematisms)

nobrashfestivity:

Africa Asante Wrapper. Ghana , mid to late 19th century
October 16 201410·36 pm177 notes

nobrashfestivity:

Africa Asante Wrapper. Ghana , mid to late 19th century

(via textilesystematisms)

#ghana   #africa   #wrapper   #fabric   #dyed  
badesaba:

Allahverdi Khan bridge. Washing carpets.
Henri Cartier-Bresson, Isfahan - 1950. 
October 05 201412·13 pm48 notes

badesaba:

Allahverdi Khan bridge. Washing carpets.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Isfahan - 1950. 

(via heirloomrug)

#carpets   #rugs