Four fragments of band

Egyptian
2nd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall (a): 8 x 27.5 cm (3 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.) Overall (b): 8 x 36 cm (3 1/8 x 14 3/16 in.) Overall (c): 9 x 23 cm (3 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.) Overall (d): 8 x 12 cm (3 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

04.2000a-d

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of brownish violet wool. From Akhmîm.

Provenance

Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund