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The design shows Byzantine influence. White linen tapestry, into which is woven a band of ornament with a design of animals and figures with raised arms; on the sides of this band are narrower ones detailed with heart-shaped forms. The design is woven with red, blue, yellow, white and green wool.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 3rd–7th century A.D.


49 x 137 cm (19 5/16 x 53 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.37 x .49

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts