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Fragment of a tapestry border

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, design of dark brown wool. Design shows two bands each contains a row of oval-shaped plant motifs with branches and vine leaves. Each band is framed by a row of connected circles containing vine leaves. The shape of the double bands with plain...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 19 x 31.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts