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Fragment of a band

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A fragment of a tapestry band with two leaves of which the one on the right is torn, and a putto in the middle carrying a basket that he extends towards the right. The border on one side of the band shows a row of tree motifs framed by niches. The ground in the middle of the band is in red wool...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Christian, 6th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 19.5 cm (2 15/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.787

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles