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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1924.112
Title
Band with Vine and Interlace
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
3rd-5th century CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa
Period
Byzantine period
Culture
Coptic
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215171
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wool on linen
Dimensions
19.37 x 6.67 cm (7 5/8 x 2 5/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
1924
Object Number
1924.112
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Twisting narrow vine with serrated leaves runs between two borders of geometric interlace. Flying shuttle used to create interlace design on top of tapestry woven purple ground.

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