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Fragments of tapestry borders

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The design shows Byzantine influence. Warp, linen; ground red wool; design, of a Saint, medallions, and plant, is woven with natural colored linen and blue, green, purple, red and yellow wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Coptic and Oriental, 4th–7th century


19.8 x 94 cm (7 13/16 x 37 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts