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Tapestry band

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Natural-colored linen warp; the main area of the band has a brown wool ground in which are circles framing flower forms, woven with brownish purple, yellow and orange wool.The borders enclose small square and rectangular motifs woven with yellow and orange wool. The design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 12.4 x 14 cm (4 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

10.144

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles