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Tapestry fragment

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Warp and ground, natural colored linen; design of brown, red, green and gray-green wool. Design consists of interlocked circles, each enclosing a running animal, of which a lion is the only identifiable creature. The weft of the other figures in the circles is damaged. The frame of the main area...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 22.4 x 25.5 cm (8 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5850

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles