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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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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1075

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles