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Fragments of a border sewed together

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The ground is linen, the design of a scrolling grape vine with leaves and birds, is woven with white linen and yellow, red, green and blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width (a): 14.3 x 21.2 cm (5 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.) Height x width (b): 12 x 18.7 cm (4 3/4 x 7 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts