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Linen fragment with a tapestry design

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Natural colored linen, into which is woven an oblong medallion bearing a flowering tree. The design is of green, yellow, red, and violet wool. The design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 18 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.123

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles