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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, and design, a circle containing a figure surrounded by a border of circles with a bird or leaf in each, in deep violet wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st–3rd century A.D.


10.8 x 11.5 cm (4 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .115 x .108

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts