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A woman's head and shoulders, woven in reddish brown, dark blue, light neutral yellow, green, and orange wool. The warp is linen. The nose and the eyebrows are defined by straight vertical and horizonatal lines. The figure is wearing a head band and a tunic with two clavi; figure may represent...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 27.3 x 23.3 cm (10 3/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.267

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles