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Warp and ground of natural-colored linen; design in brownish violet wool. Design consists of a mounted horseman inside a central circle, surrounded by undulating lines that contain grapes; the corner areas enclose other fruits, probably pomegranates. A bird is inside each of the areas flanking...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 19.5 cm (7 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.168

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles