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Bottom of a sleeve

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of linen; the design of ovals containing animals and oblong spaces filled with tracery is of dark violet brown wool and natural colored linen; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st–3rd century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts