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Fragment of a shoulder band (clavus)

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The warp is linen, the ground of the main area is in red wool and that of the border is in natural-colored linen; the design represents two mounted horsemen hunting animals; woven with red, yellow, green, blue and brown wool and natural-colored linen. The border shows a scrolled branch with...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 7th–8th century A.D.


Height x width: 10.5 x 46 cm (4 1/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts