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Warp of linen; ground of white wool with design in brown, green, red, rose and yellow. Design consists of connected sem-circular motifs, of which each of the three with identifiable motifs encloses sequentially a tree with green branches, a tree with red fruits and a basket of fruit. The...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 19 x 4 cm (7 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts