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Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen, with band of tapestry woven with purple wool, and undyed linen: the center of the band woven with wool with fine linen thread outlining pointed ovals and small circles, with narrow bands along edges of stylized leaves woven with wool on linen ground. Wool destroyed in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1015

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles