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Tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 31 cm (4 5/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.747

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Brown woolen ground into which is woven with natural-colored linen and red wool a scroll motif enclosing animals (?), framed by a crenelated border and an outer plain frame. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection