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Leaf shaped tapestry ornament

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design of a tree form with leaves stemming from branches in deep violet wool; sewed on a natural-colored linen fabric. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts