Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 29 cm (4 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.244

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

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, with a design of two bands of waving stems with alternate leaves or vine motifs, woven with dark purple-brown wool. Probably shoulder bands.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection