Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 9.5 x 44.5 cm (3 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

92.2768

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, with a design of human figures and circles containing animals in dark purple-brown wool into a piece of natural-colored linen. Human figures resembles those in Dionysiac scenes. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund