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Fragment of a garment

A design of winged figures, crouching, apparently holding birds, is woven in wool on a natural linen warp. The figures, which are difficult to distinguish are in dull browns on soft red orange ground. Above and below them are bands of dull blue green, the upper one showing an undulating line...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th–7th century

Accession Number

19.807

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes