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Fragment of band

Warp and ground of natural-colored linen; fine design of violet- brown wool. The fragment has two tapestry bands, each with a waving branch flanked by vine-like leaves and grapes. Much like T.3091. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts