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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design consists of a three-petal flower and a row of birds alternating with four-petal floral motifs; woven with red, green and yellow wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/8 x 14 3/16 in. (22.5 x 36 cm)

Accession Number

96.345

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles