Shoulder band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th-7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 40 cm (1 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.705

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

The garment is of white wool; decorated with bands of violet wool, with a design of fish, in white wool. At one end is a diamond shaped pendant that frames a floral motif.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection