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Fragment of undyed linen with a tapestry panel

Fragment of undyed linen with square panel of tapestry, now torn and fragmentary, sewed to linen. Panel woven with undyed linen, grayish blue wool, a little soft pink, green, and neutral yellow wool. The design, woven with wool on linen ground, consists of a stylized vine with coiling stems...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts