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Fragment of linen with wool and linen tapestry

Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry band at wider end. Tapestry wefts are purple wool and undyed linen; the latter are eccentrically woven and define an indistinct undulating pattern. Stains and holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–5th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1067

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles