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Fragment of a border

On a natural-colored linen are two connected circles, in each of which is a hare (?). Red and green leaves fill the areas between the circles. The warp is linen, the weft white, brownish violet, red, and green wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

11.1399

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles