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Fragment of a sleeve band

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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of wool; ground of light yellow wool; design of dark blue and red wool; woven into a piece of orange-brown woolen fabric.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 1st–3rd century A.D.


Height x width: 7 1/2 x 12 5/8 in. (19 x 32 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts