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Fragment of tapestry band

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, design in three bands, of bluish-gray wool. The central area of the bands contains repeated discs alternating with X motifs and the two others contain connected leaf-like motifs. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–6th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts