Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 64 cm (4 1/8 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.294a

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and ground of natural-colored linen; design, of dark brown wool, consists of a row of vases with vine plants and a border of festooned motifs; probably a fragment of a shoulder band (clavus).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection