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Fragment of a tapestry band

Band with a design woven with dark brown wool, on a yellow wool ground. The design consists of a row of seven stylized human figures raising their right hands, probably representing dancers. The border consists of a connected wreath-like ornament.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts