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Fragment of a band

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Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design of red and green wool and natural-colored linen. Design consists of a band of a scrolled branch with vine leaves flanked by two rows of connected heart-shaped motifs (leaves ?) on each side; spiral lines are at one end of each of the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–7th century A.D.


Overall: 16 x 45 cm (6 5/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts