Part of a garment

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


Height x width: 24 x 39 cm (9 7/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen tapestry

Not On View


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



Natural colored linen, into which are woven three connected shoulder bands (clavi). Design shows connected heart-shaped motifs, in blue, pink, and yellow. The motifs in the central band are woven in dark and light blue and those in the side bands are in dark and light pink. Yellow areas are in each of the three bands. From the same garment as 15.722.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection