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Tapestry band, probably a fragment of a garment

Woven with white linen; and violet and red wool. The middle border has a white ground with a guilloche design of violet, detailed with white. The outer borders are violet, with a guilloche design outlined in white. In the middle is a white animal with a tail, a red eye, and a projecting...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts