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Fragment of band

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


Dimensions

Overall: 34.5 x 2.8 cm (13 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.2030

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 dark blue wool with a design of plants (?) and geometric motifs woven with red, blue, green and yellow wool and natural-colored linen.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot VI. 33. £5)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund