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Fourteen tapestry ornaments

Warp of linen; ground of red wool, with design of natural colored linen and dark-blue wool. Each tapestry ornament shows the design of a rosette. 04.1993a-l are single rosettes (cut from the original linen weaving), but 04.1993m-04.1993n are inwoven in a linen fragment. Design shows Byzantine...

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Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot III. 24. £17)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts