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Fragment of a band

Egyptian
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 22.2 cm (3 9/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.398

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The warp and weft are of white wool; the design of the border is dark blue, the design consists of diamonds with flattened points enclosing fruit or a branch of flowers. On each edge are groups of three squares. Woven with soft green, dark red and yellow wool and a very little white linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection