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Fragment of tapestry border

Warp of linen, with inwoven two bands of plum colored wool; tracery designs of natural colored linen; woven into a piece of natural colored linen fabric. Design of the stripes consists of interconnected and overlapping motifs, which resemble motifs in late Roman and Early Christian mosaics. The...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts