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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


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts