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Fragment of a shoulder band (clavus)

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


Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 41 cm (3 9/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8351

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 linen; design of red, green, yellow and brown wool; band ends with a pendent medallion; design shows candelabra-like floral motifs in the band and in the medallion. The border consists of repeated semi-circular motifs.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund