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Tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 17 cm (3 15/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.680

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

White woolen tapestry, into which are woven two parallel dark blue and dark red bands. Both bands are detailed with diamonds in orange wool and their border consists of a wave design, similar to 15.752. Probably a sleeve band,

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection