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Tapestry band, probably a fragment of a garment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 32 cm (1 15/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.247

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen with a design of a waving stem with alternate leaves in purple-red wool; grounds of the outer bands of purple-red wool with a tracery design of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection