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Fragment of a border

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Two dark brown tapestry bands inwoven into a natural colored linen. The design on each band consists of roundels connected by interlaced cables. Each roundel encloses a rosette and is framed by a border with repeated disc motifs. The shape of the parallel bands suggests that this may be a...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–4th century A.D.


Overall: 29.5 x 29.5cm (11 5/8 x 11 5/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts