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Tapestry band

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The ground of natural colored linen is covered with a powder of leaf-like forms and dots, woven with red, dark blue, green and yellow wool; part of the tapestry is sewn onto the band, probably a fragment of a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 36 cm (2 9/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.393

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles