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Fragment of tapestry band

Warp of linen; broad stripe of dark (brownish) purple wool; on each side a narrow natural-colored linen stripe with a vine design of dark (brownish) purple wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–4th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.219

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles