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Fragment of a tunic

Heavy linen garment; around the neck and over the shoulders are sewed borders of tapestry with a red ground, and a design of circles and figures; some of the figures hold baskets and children on their heads and others have a halo and on one child each, also with a halo, on their shoulders,...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts