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Fragment of tapestry ornament

Warp in linen, design in red, yellow, green and blue wool, shows a unit in the shape of a leaf with a floral or a tree design and five circular motifs at the top. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

Accession Number

01.5846

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles