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Fragment of border

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Warp of natural linen; ground of yellow, design of red, green and dark brown wool, consists of a flower flanked by two parrots (?), framed by a wavecrest border. Design shows Byzantine influence. Probably a sleeve band

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 16.5 cm (1 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.5862

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles