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Fragment of tapestry

Undyed linen warps and wefts of a tapestry ornament. All wools have disappeared. Remaining linen wefts indicate pattern that show forms, probably animals and fish within the roundel and in interspaces. Undyed linen warps and wefts of a tapestry ornament. Most wools disappeared

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1089

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles