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Fragment of tapestry band

Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design of baskets and vases from which stem vine leaves. Circles that contain animals alternate with the vases and baskets. One of the animals is probably a hare and the other is a lion ?, in dark brown wool.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts