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Tapestry band, probably a fragment of a garment

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen with a design of a waving stem with alternate leaves in purple-red wool; grounds of the outer bands of purple-red wool with a tracery design of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts