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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design of a powder of leaves and flowers flanking fish, is of dark brown, red, yellow, and light and dark green wool and natural-colored linen, probably a fragment of a shoulder band, torn. .

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts