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Fragment of ornamental Tapestry Band

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The design, which shows Byzantine influence, consists of four figures richly clothed holding horns of plenty, etc. It is woven with pink blue, green, yellow and violet wool on a linen warp. Much worn.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 7th century(?)


20 x 25 cm (7 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .25 x .20

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts