Cuff

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 18 cm (4 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.708

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

White woolen, into which are woven two bands of dark and light brown. The design on each band consists of floating putti bearing jars or baskets that they extend forward. The figures are woven with light brown wool. The borders of the bands consist of wave motifs. Part of the band on the right is torn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection