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Fragment of tapestry band

Warp and ground of natural-colored linen, design, in plum-colored wool, of a waving band with units of three small discs on both sides. Probably part of the weaving that 98.52 belonged to.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts