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Fragment of a band

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View


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



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