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Fragment of a band

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Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design of an animal and a tree in connected circles of foliage, woven with deep blue wool. Same design as 96.185. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman or Early Christian, 5th–7th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 25.5 cm (2 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.184

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles