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Tapestry

Warp of natural-colored linen; weft of brown wool; a tunic fragment with two bands; design in the bands includes vases and plants woven with brown wool. Probably shoulder bands.

Credit Line

Gift of Marion D. Campbell

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

Accession Number

1985.826

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles