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Fragment of band

Warp of linen; ground of red wool with design of green, brown, and yellow wool and natural colored linen. Design consists of two leaves and a fish (?); border is a scrolled line with rectangular motifs on both sides.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot VI. 33. £5)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

Accession Number

04.2027

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles