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Fragment of a tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 18.5 cm (2 3/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1037

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of a tapestry band. Red ground; design in light green, brown and natural-colored linen. Pattern indistinct. Probably a shoulder band. Holes, stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer