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Sleeve band

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


Overall: 15.5 x 24.5 cm (6 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View


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



Woven into a white piece of woolen cloth is a band divided horizontally by a narrow band with geometric designs similar to the motifs in the outer border. Each of the upper and lower areas show two lions alternating with candelabra tree motifs. The ground of the main area is brownish pink and the design is yellow, light and dark green wool and natural colored linen. Like 11.1433.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection