User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of a shoulder band

Start collecting

Yellow woolen cloth with a broad band of dark blue wool detailed with multiple figures and other forms of yellow. Some of the figures seem to be on chariots (?) or on horses. Details that show a figure standing next to what appears to be a built structure may be a quotation from the story of the...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.


Overall: 14.5 x 66.5 cm (5 11/16 x 26 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts