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In the center is a circle enclosing a four-petaled flower. Around the edge is a scrolled branch with fruit motifs (?) on both sides. The piece is woven with red and green wool, and natural-colored linen. Like 15.744.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 8 x 9 cm (3 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts