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Tapestry fragment

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Linen fragment into which is woven a tapestry band; ground of pinkish red wool; design of blue, yellow, pink and dark and light green wool and natural-colored linen. In the center of the band is a roundel enclosing a putto holding a basket (?); animals alternating with plant motifs flank the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 7th-9th century A.D.


Overall: 8 x 25 cm (3 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts