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Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of wool; ground of medallion and stripes of dark purple wool; with design of natural-colored linen; woven into a garment of yellowish white woolen tapestry.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.


97.8 x 93 cm (38 1/2 x 36 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .93 x .978

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts