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Shoulder band (clavus)

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 67 cm (1 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22.792

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Band, with pendant form at each end woven with dark brown wool and natural colored linen, on a ground of yellow wool. The design consists of fish, birds and mermaids. The pendant at the end of the band shows that this is a shoulder band (clavus)

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly