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Textile fragment with warrior and captive

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Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; with design of dark purple, red, green, and light blue wool. The design consists of a square tapestry panel with a central circle showing a warrior holding a sword towards a captive? A circle is in each of the four...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman or Early Christian,


Overall (a): 34 x 28 cm (13 3/8 x 11 in.) Overall (b): 23 x 12 cm (9 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts