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Tapestry

White woolen ground, on which are woven two parallel bands of ornament; half of the ground of each band is red; the other half is white. The design, which is of dark blue wool, consists of diamond-shaped flowers, joined with a line and separated by symmetrically arranged leaf-like forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Christian, 6th–7th century

Accession Number

15.668

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles