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Fragment

Design shows Byzantine influence. Natural-colored linen with stripes of white; at intervals on these are openwork medallions, with leaf-like designs of yellow, salmon-colored and white linen and brown and red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.229

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave ground with linen and wool weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles