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Coptic woven woolen

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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of red wool; ground of border of dark blue wool, with design of natural colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Coptic, 1st–3rd century

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 50 cm (8 7/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.158

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles