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Fragment of a border

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with a design of branches and leaves arranged to give the effect of a scroll woven with dark blue wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–6th century A.D.

Accession Number

92.2763

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles