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Fragment of tapestry

Undyed linen tabby-woven ground,with narrow inwoven tapestry bands defined by wefts of pinkish-red and dark violet wool, separated by narrower bands of undyed linen wefts. Warps in tapestry area are engaged alternately in groups of three and singly. Wools rotted out in some places; several holes...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), 5th–7th century

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts