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Tapestry

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Natural colored linen, into which is woven a rosette motif with four petals inside a circle, two separate petals (?) and a bird. The design is of red, blue, pink, yellow and green wool. The design shows Byzantine influnece.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 23.6 cm (9 13/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.129

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles