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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Part of a rectangular tapestry ornament, applied to undyed linen tabby-woven ground; brown (originally violet ?) wool and undyed linen tapestry wefts. In the center is a square framed by a a guilloche border surrounded by discs alternating with four petal vine leaves Some wools rotted...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1056

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles