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Tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
6th–8th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 15 x 28.5 cm (5 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.) Height x width (b): 15 x 28.5 cm (5 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.825a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: natural-colored linen
Weft: natural-colored linen and blue wool
Tunic fragment: two bands of natural-colored linen with blue wool tapestry;
1985.825b: Design of two interlocked roundels, of which one frames a standing figure, probably Dionysus, and the other frames a lion. A hare on a dark blue plain ground is on one end of the band. Vine leaves surround the roundels.

Credit Line

Gift of Marion D. Campbell