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Fragment of a band

Brown ground; the design of human figures and a running animal, probably a hare, is woven with white and green wool. The right side frame shows a row of discs. Probably a fragment of a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D. (?)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts