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The warp is linen; the ground of the main border is natural colored linen; the design of violet wool consists of vases and jars from which grow plants. The outer borders are of violet wool, on which are outlined with natural colored linen a guilloche design. Probably belonged to the same...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

Accession Number

09.120

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles