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Fragment

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with a design of a broad purple band between vine-like borders of the same color; tracery of natural-colored linen. Probably a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

93.249

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles