Two fragments of band

Egyptian
2nd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall (a): 5 x 24.5 cm (1 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .245 x .05 / .23 x .10 Overall (b):11 x 24 cm (4 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .23 x .10

Accession Number

04.2002a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen and design of deep violet wool. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund