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Fragment of tapestry border

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Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of linen; ground of red and dark blue wool; design with a grotesque human figure etc., in red, dark blue and yellow wool, and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

3.5 x 39.4 cm (1 3/8 x 15 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .394 x .035

Accession Number

96.267

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles