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Natural colored linen; with a design woven with dark brown wool. The design of the lower part of the band shows a vine scroll forming circular ornaments that frame birds and leaves. This part is separated from the upper part by a plain brown rectangular area with a lotus-like motif. The upper...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.


Overall: 5.5 x 44 cm (2 3/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry; slit in the lower part of the band


Textiles and Fashion Arts