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Warp of linen; ground of linen; design of dark-brown wool with details in yellow wool and natural colored linen. Design consists of a square panel with a central circle that encloses a mounted figure, probably a hunter, surrounded by four smaller circles, each enclosing a hunter, on the corner...

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Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 24 cm (18 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8353

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, looped weft; eccentric weft and hatching

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles