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Tapestry band

Dark blackish brown woolen ground; on this is a square enclosing a circle with a pink woolen ground and a seated child (putto ?) holding a bird with an irregular yellow form. At the top and bottom is a narrow border of hook-like forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


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