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Rectangular band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width (tapestry band): 13 x 17 cm (5 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.695

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Borders made of more than one piece. The design consists of three parallel bands with stylized forms of animals, fish and flowers woven with yellow, green, brown and red wool on a red ground. Framed by a narrow green border with a yellow wavecrest design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection