Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain

600s
Location: not on view
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Description

This colorful and finely woven band combines motifs of the Byzantine period, such as the bird and flanking palmettes (fan-shaped leaves), with new Islamic fashions such as the roundel with a pearl border.
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain

Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain

600s

Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century

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