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Ground: light neutral linen stained, and very ragged. Design: five large circular tapestry medallions woven with dark purple wool, and light colored linen, in pattern of interlacing circles, across each end two narrow purple borders and four fine lines woven with purple wool. Said to have been...

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Credit Line

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross and Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Egyptian (found at Akmin), Late Antique Period, 4th–5th century

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Akmin, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 312.4 x 222.3 cm (123 x 87 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

94.120

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool tapestry insertions

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles