Fragment of a tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 32 cm (1 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.5826

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and design of linen; ground of plum-colored wool. Design of an entwined branch with vine-like leaves on opposites sides of the branch.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection