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Warp of linen; medallion shows a leaf design woven in green, yellow, brown, pink and white linen (?), woven into a piece of natural-colored coarse linen fabric. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

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

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 11 cm (3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2780

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles