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Tapestry fragment of a square medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of linen; design of brown wool. Design surrounding the damaged central area shows a scroll motif forming circular areas that enclose single fruits and floral motifs, of which some are pomegranates and trefoil flowers. The central area shows remains of a winged? standing...

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Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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


Height x width: 19.5 x 18.5 cm (7 11/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts