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Fragment of a garment with a shoulder band

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design of band with a scrolling vine ending in a leaf-shaped pendant, is of very dark brown wool. Fragment of a garment with a shoulder band (clavus) . Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

96.212

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles