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Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 6 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.246

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; design shows a row of four small octagonal motifs framed by a narrow band with a plain border; in red, green, yellow and brown wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection