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Fragment of a tapestry band

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Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; with a design of red, orange and white wool. Design consists of a row of disconnected spade-like leaf motifs and half leaves at the border of the band; small square motifs surround the leaves. The ground of the border is red wool with small outlined...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.


Overall: 12.5 x 26 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts