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Tapestry

Rectangualr fragment. Linen warps. White (now ivory), pink and gray-blue wool wefts. Pattern shows stepped pyramids pointing in alternate directions, decorated with conventionalized lilies. Running between pyramids, a slender, undualting vine bearing tri-lobed blossoms or leaves. Part of a pink...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Egyptian (Coptic), 5th–6th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

58.1391

Medium or Technique

Linen; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles