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Fragment of a garment

Natural-colored linen cloth into which is woven with red wool two stripes, probably depicting a shoulder band that encloses small cross-shaped motifs and dots; the two stripes are decorated with groups of five dots alternating with floral motifs woven with natural-colored linen; on one side of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th-7th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts