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Tapestry band

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Warp of wool; ground of deep blue wool, with design of red, green, and yellow wool and natural-colored linen; woven into a plain woolen cloth; braid of red wool on edge; band shows an interlaced ornament framing an entwined branch with floral motifs on both sides; at each side of the band is a...

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Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh 1903.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 22.5 x 55.5 cm (8 7/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1874

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes