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Part of the neck of a garment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Overall: 30 x 13.5 cm (11 13/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View


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



Across the middle is a band of three circles each enclosing a figure of a man flanked by animals, or possibly a man on a horse back or a chariot (?). Framing three sides of the band is a border that encloses stylized trees with floral motifs, woven with red, dark and light green, yellow and brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection