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Fragment of tapestry border

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Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of deep violet, red, green, yellow-green, yellow and pink wool; fringe and band of long-looped weaving. Design consists of a row of roundels of which four enclose baskets, two enclose flowers, and the roundels at the end, one contains a...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–7th century A.D.


Overall: 28 x 53 cm (11 x 20 7/8 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry and looped weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts