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Band Fragments with Botanical Decoration

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 4th–7th century C.E.
    PERIOD Late Antique Period
    DIMENSIONS X942a: 2 9/16 × 8 7/8 in. (6.5 × 22.5 cm) X942b: 2 9/16 × 9 1/8 in. (6.5 × 23.2 cm) X942c: 1 15/16 × 2 3/4 in. (5 × 7 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Textile. Red, black, yellow, pink, brown, blue and green wools. Tapestry weave. Three fragments of a clavus (decoration from a tunic). Design of two rows of a repeated floral pattern, separated and bordered by (three) thin black stripes. Abstract patterns on red form (two) borders on either side of the black stripes. Condition: Fragmentary. Faded.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Coptic. Band Fragments with Botanical Decoration, 4th–7th century C.E. Wool, X942a: 2 9/16 × 8 7/8 in. (6.5 × 22.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X942a-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.X942_detail03_ICA.jpg)
    IMAGE detail, CUR.X942_detail03_ICA.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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