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Fragment of a shoulder band (clavus)

Warp of linen; ground of linen; design of red, green, yellow and brown wool; band ends with a pendent medallion; design shows candelabra-like floral motifs in the band and in the medallion. The border consists of repeated semi-circular motifs.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century

Accession Number

01.8351

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles