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Tapestry band

White woolen tapestry, into which are woven two parallel dark blue and dark red bands. Both bands are detailed with diamonds in orange wool and their border consists of a wave design, similar to 15.752. Probably a sleeve band,

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts