Band Fragment with Checkered Decoration
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-6th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
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Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
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Coptic. Band Fragment with Checkered Decoration, 5th-6th century C.E. Flax, wool, 1 1/2 x 4 in. (3.8 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 15.451b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.15.451B_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Coptic textiles- Tapestry weave. Colored wools; natural linen.
One of six fragments of narrow tapestry-woven borders of varied design. 1) Red lozenges on black ground. 2) Running animal on blue ground. 3) White squares on blue ground. 4) Dart-shaped motif on red. 5) Fleur de lys, red on white. 6) Floral motifs, white on red.
Condition: Frayed and worn.
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