Requires Photography

Fragment of band

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 46 cm (4 1/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.222

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 ground of natural-colored linen; design, woven with violet-brown wool, consists of two tapestry bands, each with a waving branch flanked by vine leaves and grapes. Similar to 96.221. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection