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Tapestry fragment

Design shows Byzantine influence. Two trees in vases with birds and animals in their branches, of red, green, violet and yellow wool, woven into two pieces of natural-colored linen which have been sewed together in mounting.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.332a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles