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Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design in red, light and dark-blue, green and yellow wool; sewed on to a piece of natural- colored linen fabric.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.


7.5 x 8.2 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .082 x .075

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts