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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry band. Tapestry wefts of dark violet wool and undyed linen. Double row of pattern showing a design of lozenges, connected by a thin band, and discs. Hole near center; stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1072

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles