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Fragment of a Tunic Band

8th century - 12th century
35.6 cm x 11.9 cm (14 in. x 4 11/16 in.)
wool on linen

Not on view


D. Thompson, " 'Miniaturization' as a Design Principle in Late Coptic Textiles of the Islamic Period: Observations on the Classification of Coptic Textiles," Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, Vol. 22, (1985), p. 62, fig. 8.

D. Thompson, Unpublished Ms. of the Catalogue of Textiles in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection (1976), Cat. No. 159.

Catalogue of Textile Fabrics, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, November 1940, compiled by Frances Morris, 1940, Vol. I, p. 315 (unpublished), xerox in dossier.

Acquisition History
Acquired from the Tano Collection, Cairo (through Frances Morris), 1932.

Mildred Barnes and Robert Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.