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A fragment with a brown tapestry ornment in the shape of a lozenge that encloses a square framing four octagonal units with central lozenges. A branch that ends with a trefoil motif stems from each of the four sides of the square and fills the corners of the lozenge. Lines executed in the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–4th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 31 cm (9 13/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.189

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft and hatching. Linen and wool (S-spun).

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles