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Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of linen; grounds of red, light blue, and orange brown wool, with designs of light and dark blue, green, yellow and brown wool and natural colored linen; sewed on to natural colored linen cloth.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), 4th–7th century


15 x 47 cm (5 7/8 x 18 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .47 x .15

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts