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Tapestry fragment

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Linen warp, wool and linen weft in tapestry woven pattern areas; linen plain weave ground. Male figure stands on capital on top of fluted column (mostly missing) holding a branch (?) in left hand and cloak or pallium draped from clasp over right shoulder; right hand missing; five flower buds...

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Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th-6th century A.D.

Object Place

Coptic, Mediterranean (Eastern)


Overall: 35.5 x 64 cm (14 x 25 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Weft: wool and linen; warp: linen


Textiles and Fashion Arts