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Tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 22 cm (3 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.137

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Red woolen ground on which are floral motifs on stems with horizontal branches on both sides; a blue woolen stripe with “E”-like shaped motifs is in the middle of the band and similar motifs are in one border; woven with green, yellow, orange, red and white wool. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection