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Shoulder band (clavus)

Band, with pendant form at each end woven with dark brown wool and natural colored linen, on a ground of yellow wool. The design consists of fish, birds and mermaids. The pendant at the end of the band shows that this is a shoulder band (clavus)

Credit Line

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

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–10th century A.D.

Accession Number

22.792

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles