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Linen warp: ground of pinkish red wool; the design, a vine surrounding a rosette-like form, is woven with natural-colored linen. Sewed on to a piece of heavy linen cloth. "Part of a dress of a woman, perhaps a Syrian. Found not far from San (Zoan, called Tanis by the Greeks); she was...

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Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th-8th century A.D.


Height x width: 15.5 x 17 cm (6 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts