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Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 7 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.294b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and ground of natural-colored linen; design, of dark brown wool, consists of a basket with vine plants and a border of festooned motifs; a fragment of a band, design is similar to that in 96.294a.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection