Photo © Dumbarton Oaks, Byzantine Collection, Washington, DC
Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL42344.6
Title
Decorative Bands from a Shawl
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
Late 9th-10th century
Places
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/363052
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wool and linen; wool plain weave with inwoven tapestry band in wool and linen
Dimensions
19.9 × 42.3 cm (7 13/16 × 16 5/8 in.)
Stretcher: 33 × 58.5 cm (13 × 23 1/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Object Number
TL42344.6
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Social Fabrics: Inscribed Textiles from Medieval Egyptian Tombs, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/22/2022 - 05/08/2022

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