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Fragment of a band

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 4.5 x 52.5 cm (1 3/4 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.304

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with red wool; the design consists of a row of connected diamond-shaped motifs, each enclosing a small cross woven with dark brown wool. Probably part of a clavus, similar to 55.1062. Worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection