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Fragment with a tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Overall: 9 x 20.5 cm (3 9/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World



Woven into a white piece of woolen cloth is a band framed by a border of geometric motifs. The design of the main area consists of two lions and a candelabra tree motif. The ground is brownish pink and the design is dark blue, yellow, brown and red wool, white and natural-colored linen. Like 11.1432

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection