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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of linen; ground of deep brown wool; tracery design of natural-colored linen, looped linen weaving on one end. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Charles G. Loring

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–4th century


Overall: 18 x 13 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with weft loop pile and eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts