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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry band. Tapestry wefts of violet and orange-yellow wool and undyed linen. Shows a nude warrior with shield and cape, one hand raised. Holes; frayed.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1036

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles