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Fragment of a garment with a shoulder band

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


Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 18 cm (1 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.212

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; the design of a band with a scrolling vine ending in a leaf-shaped pendant, is of a dark brown wool. Fragment of a garment with a shoulder band (clavus) . Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection