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Tapestry

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The warp is of white wool. The design consits of two wide stripes of red and green blocks, on which are mounted horsemen with one arm raised, separated by narrow stripes of geometrical ornament. Woven with red, green, blue, yellow, brown and pink wool and white linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st (?)–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

26 x 27 cm (10 1/4 x 10 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .27 x .26

Accession Number

15.524

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles