Fragment with two tapestry bands

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


Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 37 cm (6 7/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.150

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design of dark brown wool and natural-colored linen; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric.

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; two parallel tapestry bands woven into a piece natural-colored linen, each with guilloche motifs woven with dark brown wool and natural-colored linen; each band is framed by a festooned border. Probably sleeve bands. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection