Fragment of a band
Object Place: Egypt
13.4 x 11 cm (5 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fine, undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry pattern; wefts of red, yellow, green and blue silk. Central band shows roundels enclosing pairs of affronted lions and birds. Flanking this, parts of kufic inscriptions. Holes; silks worn and missing in places; ragged.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund