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Tapestry band

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Warp and ground of linen; design of brownish violet wool. Design shows a row of connected circles, each enclosing a circular motif framing alternately animals and trees. The animals inside the circles are hares and panthers. Probably a shoulder band (clavus)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 8.5 x 67 cm (3 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts