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Fragments of a band

Warp and ground of natural-colored linen; design of grape vine in violet-brown wool. Design on each of the fragments consists of two bands each with a waving branch with leaves and grapes on both sides. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts