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Design shows Roman influence. Borders of rows of octagonal medallions and circles, containing animal, plant and other symmetrical forms, are woven into a piece of natural-colored linen with violet wool and natural-colored linen thread. On one of the circles is a figure of a man standing on his...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st–4th century A.D.

Dimensions

97 x 56 cm (38 3/16 x 22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.382

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles