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Fragment

Warp of linen; ground of wool; design in red, green, dark blue and yellow wool, and natural-colored linen. Design shows a border of an interlaced ribbon and an indistinct motif. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 4th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.290

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles