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Fragment of a curtain

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Fragment of curtain. Wool and linen. Design: man wearing yellow tunic with purple clavi and green stockings stands beneath red gabled arch; figure holds dish and looks towards the right; ground strewn with heart-shaped petals.

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Late Roman, 4th–6th century


97.5 x 131 cm (38 3/8 x 51 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with polychrome wool weft pile loops


Textiles and Fashion Arts