Fragment of band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman
3rd–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 46 cm (1 3/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.186

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 brownish purple wool represents a branch with leaves that stem from each side. Rows of discs, probably intended to represent fruits are on both sides. Probably a fragment of a shoulder band. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection