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White woolen, into which are woven two bands of dark and light brown. The design on each band consists of floating putti bearing jars or baskets that they extend forward. The figures are woven with light brown wool. The borders of the bands consist of wave motifs. Part of the band on the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–6th century A.D.


Overall: 11.5 x 18 cm (4 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts