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Fragment of tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 25 cm (3 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.55

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 waving stem with alternate leaves of dark brown wool; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst