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Warp of linen; ground of coarse natural-colored linen, with a design which suggests a bud and a long stem, of red, yellow, and green wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.5 x 24.5 cm (2 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

92.2784

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles