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Fragment of tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

7.5 x 22.5 cm (2 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .225 x .075

Accession Number

96.219

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; broad stripe of dark (brownish) purple wool; on each side a narrow natural-colored linen stripe with a vine design of dark (brownish) purple wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection