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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Part of a tapestry ornament of fine texture, woven into undyed linen tabby-woven ground, part of which remains along one side. Tapestry wefts of brownish violet and yellow-orange wool and undyed linen. Four distinct bands show an undulating leafy vine, an undulating line and discs,...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Linen and wool, with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts