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Fragment of a border, probably a shoulder band

Warp of linen; ground of dark brown wool; design of a branch with vine leaves on both sides, woven with natural-colored linen. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–5th century

Accession Number

96.216

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles