Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 32cm (3 1/16 x 12 5/8in.)

Accession Number

96.185

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design consists of connected circles containing a lion, a tree, a human figure and a panther woven in brownish purple. The area that shows the panther is damaged. Design is similar to that in 96.184 (like T. 3054).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection