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Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 29.5cm (2 7/16 x 11 5/8in.)

Accession Number

96.244

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 pink wool, the much worn design of ovals, or leaf motifs, enclosing plants, is of dark blue, green and yellow wool, and natural-colored linen. Probably a fragment of a shoulder band. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection