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Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen, woven with pale yellow wool warp, with band of tapestry woven with purple wool and undyed linen: the center of the band woven with wool with fine linen thread outlining a pointed oval and small circles, with narrow bands along edges of small pointed ovals and stylized...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Coptic, Late Roman, 4th century A.D.

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Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts