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Warp of linen; ground of linen; design woven in brown wool with details in natural colored linen. Design consists of a square panel with a central circle that encloses a mounted figure, probably a hunter, surrounded by four smaller circles at the corners of the square, each enclosing a hunter...

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Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.


Height x width: 51.5 x 45 cm (20 1/4 x 17 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; eccentric weft and hatching


Textiles and Fashion Arts