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Tapestry

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st (?)–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

28 x 27.5 cm (11 x 10 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .275 x .28

Accession Number

15.426

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles