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Fragment of a tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 36 cm (2 15/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.192

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; design of leaves in brown colored wool; woven into a piece of natural colored fabric. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection