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Fragment of tapestry band

Warp of linen, ground of natural-colored linen, design of a waving stem with alternate leaves of very dark brown wool; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts