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Fragment of undyed linen

Fragment of undyed linen with band of tapestry woven with reddish-purple wool and undyed linen: the center of band plain ribbed wool, along the edges angular beading in wool against linen. Linen ragged, some holes. Similar to 55.1007 and .1009.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts