Fragment of a clavus band from a tunic - ROM2008_9753_22

ROM2008_9753_22

Fragment of a clavus band from a tunic

Maker: Coptic
Medium:Linen and wool tapestry in a linen tabby ground
Geography: Egypt
Date: 7th-8th century
Period: Byzantine
Dimensions:
7 x 40 cm
Object number: 980.78.27
Credit Line: Wilkinson Collection, Gift of Albert and Federico Friedberg. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
Not on view
Description A stylized saint with halo wears elaborate Byzantine court dress and stands with hands raised in prayer (orans position). Above and below are birds, rabbits and stylized flowers. A leafy meander forms a border to either side.
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