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Tapestry

Broad band woven with dark reddish violet wool. Along each edge is a guilloche design woven with reddish violet wool on a ground of yellow wool. The details inside the design along the edge are formed by a flying shuttle.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

22.794

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles