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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1975.41.25
Title
Bands with Scrolling Vines and Animals
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
4th-5th century
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Egypt (Ancient)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/288813
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wool and linen
Technique
Woven, mixed technique
Dimensions
actual: 14 x 53 cm (5 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of The Hagop Kevorkian Foundation in memory of Hagop Kevorkian
Accession Year
1975
Object Number
1975.41.25
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Fragment of a linen tunic with two shoulder bands in monochrome tapestry weave. The bands are woven into the tabby and are decorated with a vine scroll populated with birds and rabbits.

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