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Fragment of a band

Warp of linen; design shows a row of four small octagonal motifs framed by a narrow band with a plain border; in red, green, yellow and brown wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

93.246

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles