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Tapestry band

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View


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



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