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Tapestry

Natural colored linen, on this are two rows of pink floral motifs with light green and yellow sepals woven with wool. The oval shape of the units and cross-like motifs in the base of each suggest that they may represent baskets (?)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

15.1132

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles