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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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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1033

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles