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Fragment with a tapestry band

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


Overall: 10 x 22 cm (3 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool and linen 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 yellow, green, pink, white and blue wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection