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Fragment of a shoulder band

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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...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

96.144

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes