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Tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 13.4 x 3.7 cm (5 1/4 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1133

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Dark blackish brown woolen ground; on this is a square enclosing a circle with a pink woolen ground and a seated child (putto ) holding a bird with an irregular yellow form. At the top and bottom is a narrow border of hook-like forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection