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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Fine, undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; dark violet wool tapestry wefts. A square, with two opposite sides forming bases of triangles. Geometric ornament in square and conventionalized tree pattern in triangles defined by eccentric linen wefts. Stains and...

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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