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Fragment of band

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of white wool; stripe of purple wool with an interlace design outlined with natural-colored linen; heavy fringe on one end; sewed on the top of the piece is a red cord with a knot in it.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st–3rd century A.D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts