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Fragments of a band

Coptic
4th–7th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall (a): 7 1/2 x 18 1/8 in. (19.1 x 46 cm) Overall (b): 8 1/16 x 18 1/8 in. (20.5 x 46 cm) Overall (c): 7 15/16 x 17 1/2 in. (20.1 x 44.5 cm)

Accession Number

04.1977a-c

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of red wool; ground of deep violet, design of natural colored wool.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe From Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot III, 24.£17)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund