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Warp and ground of linen; design of brownish purple wool. Design consists of two bands each containing a dancing figure. The bands are sewed with the dancers in reversed direction. Probably a sleeve band ? Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 15 cm (5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.5829

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles