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Pallium or hanging with tapestry-woven decoration

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The ground is of natural colored linen, across the ends are two bands of violet wool. Around the middle is a border with broad bands of ornament, at the corners, connected by narrow bands and circular medallions. There are similar medallions in two corners of the main field. The design is...

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Purchased with 01.8336 - 01.8367.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Egyptian or Greco-Roman, 4th–5th century B.C.


Overall: 255 x 185cm (100 3/8 x 72 13/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts