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Fragment of border

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design of six waving lines with leaves and discs, is of deep violet wool; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts