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Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 22 cm (3 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.759

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of yellowish white wool, with designs of animals, plants and an equestrian figure inside a medallion (?) woven with pinkish red wool. A border of pinkish wool is on one side and another of green wool is on the other. Many holes, motifs are difficult to identify. Like 22.783.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly