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Fragment of a tapestry ornament

Warp and ground in linen. Design shows a stem carrying a plant with two leaves and three floral motifs, woven with dark blue, red, green and yellow wool. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

01.5845

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles