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Tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 31.5 x 5 cm (12 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.715

Medium or Technique

Tapestry band

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Dark blue woolen ground; the design consists of a row of connected lozenges, each enclosing a disc; half discs border the band and flank the central motifs; woven with dark red and yellow wool and natural-colored linen; part of the weft is torn.

Provenance

Price $7.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection