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Fragment

Natural colored linen with a design of two tapestry bands woven in plum colored wool. The design of each band consists of interlaced curving motifs with discs on both sides. Tracery designs inside the bands are in linen. A curving band inside the design is formed by inwoven wool and linen.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Kennedy

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 4th–5th century

Accession Number

42.409

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen, tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles