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Band From A Garment Or Hanging (Egypt), 6th–7th century

This is a Band from a garment or hanging. It is dated 6th–7th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is wool and its technique is slit tapestry with supplementary weft wrapping. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Roundel (Egypt)
  • warp: undyed s-spun wool; wefts: s-spun red wool; s-spun white linen; s-spun....
  • 1902-1-71

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40 x 26 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Band From A Garment Or Hanging (Egypt), 6th–7th century; wool; H x W: 40 x 26 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-32

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18130681/ |title=Band From A Garment Or Hanging (Egypt), 6th–7th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>