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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; fragment of a band with a design of two medallions each enclosing two dancing (?) figures; vine leaves flank the figures in the lower roundel; a basket-like motif is on the right between the medallions; and a jar (?) is on the left; in brownish...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 9.9 x 16.5 cm (3 7/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts