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Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen with two bands of tapestry, woven with purple wool and undyed linen: undulating vine with stylized leaves and bunches of grapes, woven with wool on linen ground with details outlined with fine linen. Wool destoyed in places showing warps in groups of twos and threes....

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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 with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts