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Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen with band of tapestry woven with black wool and undyed linen: the center of band plain ribbed wool, along edges angular beading in wool against linen. Wool destroyed in places showing linen warps in groups of four. Linen very ragged. Design similar to 55.1007, 55.1008...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–5th century A.D.

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts