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Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D. (?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 10.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.729

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Brown ground; the design of human figures and a running animal, probably a hare, is woven with white and green wool. The right side frame shows a row of discs. Probably a fragment of a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection