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Three borders sewed together

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The design consists of rows of arches framing trees that alternate with floral motifs in two borders, and baskets that alternate with floral motifs in the third border; ground is red wool and the design is woven with red, green, yellow and blue wool and natural-colored linen. Probaby used as a...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 34.5 x 23.5 cm (13 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.415

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles