Band Fragment with Botanical Decoration
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
4th-5th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Coptic. Band Fragment with Botanical Decoration, 4th-5th century C.E. Flax, wool, 7 x 1 1/2 in. (17.8 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.57. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.08.480.57_detail01_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Fragmentary band of tapestry woven textile with design of undulating vines, with lanceolated leaves, in purple-black on white linen ground. Narrow guard borders with Greek wave design.
Condition: Poor, very fragmentary, small holes. Fabric very brittle.
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