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Tapestry band

Design shows Roman influence. Two stripes of tapestry with a design of brownish purple wool, on a linen ground, woven into a piece of natural-colored linen cloth. Design consists of a row of leaves and branches. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts