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Fragment of a band

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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design consists of connected circles containing a lion, a tree, a human figure and a panther woven in brownish purple. The area that shows the panther is damaged. Design is similar to 96.184 (like T. 3054).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.


Overall: 7.8 x 32cm (3 1/16 x 12 5/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts