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Tapestry medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of an oval medallion of plum-colored wool with a tracery design of natural-colored linen; a vine-like branch with leaves stems from two sides of the oval. The main area is framed by three borders of which the central is filled with connected discs. The geometric motifs in...

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Everett Fund

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


Overall: 16 x 43 cm (6 5/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts