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Square panel; warp linen; design worked with linen and small details with red, green, brown and blue wool; and the background with red wool; 13 warp threads to a centimeter, very worn on the left and has two holes on the right. Design shows Dionysiac figures in dancing gestures; border shows...

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Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–6th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 19.8 x 19.5 cm (7 13/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.265

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles