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Tapestry fragment

Design shows Byzantine influence. Medallion and corner band with warp of linen, ground of red wool; the design of human and winged figures bearing dishes of fruit (?) to a figure with a large headress; animals and vases of flower, is of green, yellow, dark and light blue wool, and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts