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Fragment of a tapestry band

Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design of leaves in brown colored wool; woven into a piece of natural colored fabric. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

96.192

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles