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Light neutral colored linen, stained and worn, decorated with an eight-pointed star woven with brown wool, and light natural- colored linen. The center of the star is a circle enclosing interlaced bands. An orange four-petal motif is in the center of the composition. Grape leaves are in the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–5th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 67 cm (18 1/8 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22.765

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles