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Fragment of a border

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 25.5 cm (2 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.656

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of dark blue wool; design in a band consists of a row of vases, each holding two branches with leaves; a cross is on one of the vases, probably a fragment of a shoulder band. Design shows Byzantine influence. Like 15.663 and 15.664.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection