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Tapestry fragment--panel with horse and rider

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Warp is natural-colored linen; design in brown, red, green, yellow and orange wool and ground in natural colored linen. A square panel with a central roundel framing a square that encloses a mounted figure surrounded by medallions that contain baskets filled with fruits, animals, and busts of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Marion D. Campbell

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 14 3/16 x 25 13/16 in. (36 x 65.5 cm)

Accession Number

1985.829

Medium or Technique

Linen and Wool, with eccentric weft and hatching

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles