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The design shows Byzantine influence. White woolen warp threads; the ground of the main field is deep pink, on this is woven with white, green, light and dark blue wool a design of curious human figures; surrounding this is a border of two shapes of bluish gray.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 3rd–7th century A.D.


13.5 x 14 cm (5 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .14 x .135

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts