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Two fragments of tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall (a): 4.5 x 24 cm (1 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.) Overall (b): 6.5 x 25 cm (2 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.201a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of natural colored linen; Design of circles that contain single animals and alternating with circles that contain discs. The animals in the circles are probably hares and panthers, in brown linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection