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Fragment of tapestry band

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Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design in dark brown in dark brown. The design consists of two roundels each enclosing an animal, probably a hare. At each side of the roundels are rectangular areas that enclose interlaced bands. A knot-like design is in the center of...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–6th century A.D.


Overall: 4.5 x 23.5 cm (1 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts