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Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th-5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 3 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (9.5 x 27 cm)

Accession Number

92.2762

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of brown wool, with a fret design of natural-colored linen framed by a border enclosing guilloche ornament; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Design shown Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund