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Fragment of band

Egyptian
Late Roman
1st–3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 27 × 131.2 cm (10 5/8 × 51 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.152

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of white wool; band of purple wool with interlaced designs outlined with natural-colored linen in roundels alternating with rectangular panels; framed by a festoon border on plain brown wool; heavy fringe on one end; sewed on the top of the piece is a red cord with a knot in it.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection