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Fragment of a tunic, probably a sleeve band

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Yellow wool on which are woven bands of dark neutral brown wool with a guilloche design and crosses woven with yellow wool and natural-colored linen. The frame consists of connected loop-like motifs. The size and the shape suggest that this was used as a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

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

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 23.5 cm (5 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.781

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes