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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of linen, ground of natural-colored linen. Fragment of a square and border of tapestry, with a design of plum-colored, green, red, yellow, and orange wool; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric of looped weaving. Much of the woolen design is gone. The design consists of a...

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Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.


Overall: 55 x 40 cm (21 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, with looped weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts