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Fragment of a tapestry border

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design of two waving lines with leaves and discs in the center and leaves on each side, is of violet-brown wool.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–5th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts