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Tapestry

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Natural colored linen on which are sewed two shoulder bands of tapestry. The ground of the bands is pinkish-red wool. The design consists of smail-like forms alternating with floating figures (souls?) carrying something in their hands. The hands end in heart-shaped pendants. Sewed together...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 2nd?–7th century

Dimensions

Overall (a): 7.5 x 40.5 cm (2 15/16 x 15 15/16 in.) Overall (b): 8 x 40.5 cm (3 1/8 x 15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.404a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and woo tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles