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Square panel woven into natural-colored linen cloth of very long looped weaving; warp and ground of natural-colored linen; the design inside the square consists of a central circle that encloses a cross inside an eight-pointed star. Surrounding the central circle are four circles each enclosing...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 60.5 x 45.5 cm (23 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry; looped weft; details in eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts