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The garment is of white wool; decorated with bands of violet wool, with a design of fish, in white wool. At one end is a diamond shaped pendant that frames a floral motif.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 3.5 x 40 cm (1 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts