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Woven into natural colored linen is a design of wool that shows a narrow section with a running vine and a yellow rabbit on a diagonal blue band; an animal and a bird (?), both outlined in blue, are on a red ground and floral motifs in yellow and pink on a blue ground are in the centre.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 14.5 cm (4 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.806

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes