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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry band. Tapestry wefts of brown wool and undyed linen. Row of oval compartments in which are depicted trees, a standing human figure (hunter or warrior?), and a running quadruped; bordered by running wave pattern. The area around the...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts