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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen with fringe and looped weaving; three bands of violet wool detailed with tracery of natural-colored linen; on each side of two of these, narrower bands with design of purple wool on a ground of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Gift of W. C. Hill

Egyptian, 1st–4th century A.D.


26 x 62.3 cm (10 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .623 x .26

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts