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Fragment of child's tunic

All linen with tapestry squares and bands sewed on; warp of linen, ground of linen, design of plum-colored wool. The sewed tapestry segments consist of two shoulder bands (clavi), two square panels, one on each sleeve and four smaller square panels, two on the front and two on the back and two...

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Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts