Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman or Early Christian
5th–7th century


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 25.5 cm (2 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.184

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design of an animal and a tree inside connected circles of foliage, woven with deep blue wool. Same design as that in 96.185. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection