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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven cloth with inwoven rosette in tapestry. Tapestry wefts are red, yellow and green wool and undyed linen. Holes in ground near rosette. This type of rosette is similar to those represented on the garment of one of the court ladies in the mosaics of San Vitale,...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts