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Warp of linen, two bands of tapestry with natural-colored linen ground and designs of connected circles containing lions couchant and plants in brown wool woven into a piece of natural-colored linen of looped weaving. Design shows Byzantine influence. The two bands suggest that this may be a...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 67 cm (18 1/8 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.227

Medium or Technique

Linen; ground of looped woven; tapestry in linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles