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Three fragments of a garment

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, fragments of a tunic. 96.329a: Fragment with two inwoven shoulder bands of which one shows a design of a branch with leaves on both sides and a serpent in a rectangular area; an oval medallion enclosing a lotus motif is at the end of the band,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.


Height x width (a): 46 x 28.5 cm (18 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.) Height x width (b): 21 x 32 cm (8 1/4 x 12 5/8 in.) Height x width (c): 5.5 x 11.5 cm (2 3/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts