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Sleeve bands

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th-6th century A.D.


Accession Number

96.211

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Warp and ground of linen; the design consists of two parallel bands, each with two ovals and three oblong areas, one in the middle between the ovals and two on the sides; each of the ovals encloses a hare and the oblongs enclose tracery and interlaced motifs surrounding smaller oblongs; design is woven with brown wool and natural-colored linen into a piece of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection