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Fragment of tapestry band

Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design of a line of heart shaped forms of brown wool bordered with two bands of brown, detailed with a tracery of linen. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

96.182

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles