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Fragment of a linen weaving

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with rows of brocaded leaf-shaped motifs, woven with red, yellow, green and dark blue wool; separated by vertical lines of thick linen threads.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 7/8 x 8 11/16 in. (17.5 x 22 cm)

Accession Number

92.2783

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles