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Warp of linen; ground of red wool in which are disconnected heart-shaped leaves, woven with red and green wool and natural colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Christian or Early Islamic, 6th-8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 24.5 x 12.5 cm (9 5/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.135

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles