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Tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–6th century A.D.


Overall: 9.5 x 30 cm (3 3/4 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View


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



Warp of linen; ground of white wool, with a design of dark blue and yellow wool, and natural colored linen; design consists of connected lozenges formed by circular motifs; a pendent that ends with a jar extends from one side of the band. Probably a fragment of a garment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection