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Tapestry fragment

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Plain linen with a tapestry design in red, pink, yellow, black and light brown wool; and natural colored linen. Design shows a heart-shaped floral motif on a branch from which stems a leaf on each side. Similar to 09.123, probably from the same weaving. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 12 x 15 cm (4 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts