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Fragment of a tapestry band

Warp of linen; ground of yellow-brown wool with outer stripes of red wool; the design of brown wool. The design is of a scroll that consists of six circular banches that enclose sequentially a flower with five petals, grape and vine leaves, a single leaf flower, three pomegranates, a vine leaf...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.309

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles