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A rectangular panel with the main area filled with interlaced smaller rectangular motifs. The inner frame is filled with lozenges connected to discs. The Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with design woven with brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–4th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts