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Fragment of a band

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Warp of linen, design of red, orange, blue and green wool and natural-colored linen; design consists of an oval-shaped medallion enclosing a lozenge from which stem eight branches each ending with a leaf; an elongated floating putto is in each side of the border.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.


Overall: 8.5 x 12 cm (3 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts