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Fragment of ornament

Design shows a plant form with three circular fruit-like motifs on a stem with two branches each ending with a heart-shaped leaf, in red, green, yellow and brown wool woven into a piece of natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.284

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles