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Fragment of a band

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The design shows Roman influence. White linen ground with designs woven in brown wool. A hare, a lion, a panther and another hare are running towards a basket in the central area of the band. Above the basket is a row of three connected circular motifs. Leaves surround the animals and the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 10.3 x 35 cm (4 1/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts