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Square medallion of tapestry

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Warp of linen; Design woven in brown, red, pink and yellow wool and brownish blue spaces are detailed with tracery of natural-colored linen. Design consists of a central square containing a circle that frames a basket with pink fruits or flowers with green branches. Surrounding the central...

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Everett Fund

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


Height x width: 21 x 17 cm (8 1/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts