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Design shows Byzantine influence. White woolen tapestry decorated with medallions the ground of which are of red wool, with designs of green, dark and light blue, purple, yellow, orange, and violet wool, and natural-colored linen; stripes of plum-colored and red wool, across one side.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.


59.2 x 134.6 cm (23 5/16 x 53 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.346 x .592

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts