Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 19.5cm (2 1/2 x 7 11/16in.)

Accession Number

96.164

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design of a man with a staff inside an oval-shaped motif, in dark blue wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection