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Fragment of a band

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


Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 23.5 cm (2 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.674

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Woven into a piece of a white woolen cloth is a band of dark brown ground with a design of squares alternating with circles; the former enclose lozenges and the latter enclose rosettes; the band is framed with a plain border of light orange wool and the design is woven with dark brown, light orange, yellow, and green wool. Prabably a sleeve band; similar to 15.753.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection