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Warp of linen; ground of the main area of the band of dark blue wool, with a tracery design of natural-colored line; ground of the border of natural-colored linen, with vine leaf motifs in dark blue wool. The interconnected geometric motifs in the center resemble motifs in late Roman and early...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 46 cm (2 15/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.200

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles