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Fragment of border

Warp of linen; ground of dark-blue wool; the design of a waving line with triangular motifs on each side is of pink, green, light blue and yellow wool, and natural-colored linen. Probably a fragment of a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Christian or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts