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Fragment of tapestry medallion

Warp of linen; a basket of fruit and flowers of yellow, orange, brown, dark blue, and green wool, and natural-colored linen; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

92.2786

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles