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Worked in chain and other stitches, in red, green and dark blue wool on a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Design shows a jar from which stem branches with vine leaves and grape motifs. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.5 x 7.8 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.274

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles