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Leaf-shaped ornament

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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen with design, a warrior with a shield, in deep violet wool; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st–3rd century A.D.


10.8 x 17.5 cm (4 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .175 x .108

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts