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Tapestry fragment

Part of a band with a design of two connected medallions of which one encloses a human figure (dancer ?) and the other is torn; basket-like motifs fill the areas between the medallions; remains of a crenelated border ornament are on the right side of the band; woven with tan-colored and brown...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts