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Fragment of a square tapestry medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with design of circles containing animals and baskets of fruit of dark brown, red, pink, orange, yellow, and green wool; sewed onto a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Design consists of a central circle that contains floral motifs surrounded...

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Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.


Overall: 26 x 29 cm (10 1/4 x 11 7/16 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry with looped weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts