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Fragment

Three stripes and a medallion. Warp of linen; ground of plum-colored wool; design of natural-colored linen; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabrics. Medallion is in the shape of a lozenge that encloses four vine leaves. Two stripes show a design of interlocked cables and the middle...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

96.217

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles