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Tapestry fragment

Warp: red wool; ground: red wool. Design consists of human heads; affronted pairs of birds, candelabra tree motifs with rosettes, and jar-like motifs from which stem pairs of affronted animal heads, woven with yellow, green and blue wool and natural-colored linen. Worn and patched. Probably a...

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Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool and linen, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts