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Fragment of a border

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A highly styled floral motif is woven in violet thread onto a white woolen base. This piece likly represents a band on the hem or body of a garment. MFA AN 15.685- AN15.690 are all from one garment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period, 1st–6th century

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .19 x .095

Accession Number

15.687

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes