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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry roundel. Tapestry wefts of violet wool and undyed linen; geometric pattern of interconnected motifs. Stained; frayed edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1035

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles