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Fragment of a garment band

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Warp of linen; ground of dark blue wool; the design is woven with red, yellow and green wool and natural-colored linen; design consists of a red fruit from which stem two scrolled branches; a rabbit and a duck flank the fruit; framed by a crenelated border of red and natural-colored linen....

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 16 cm (1 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.448

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen, tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes