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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Coarse, undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; dark violet wool tapestry wefts. A diamond, with conventionalized undulating leafy vines extending from two opposite corners. Stylized four-petaled blossom and geometric ornament inside diamond defined by eccentric...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), 4th–5th century

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts