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Tapestry fragment

Plain linen with a tapestry design in red, pink, yellow and black, and natural colored linen. Design shows a heart-shaped floral motif on a branch from which stems a leaf on each side. Similar to 04.1994, probably from the same weaving. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

09.123

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles