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Fragment of linen tapestry

Fragment of linen with band of tapestry with design woven with dark brown wool, on undyed linen ground: a row of small ovals, framing respectively, a rabbit, a stylized bird and a plant(?) Part of the wool destroyed showing warps in groups of twos and threes. Holes.

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

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Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts