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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of three stripes of dark brown wool with tracery designs in natural colored linen; and two narrower stripes of yellow wool each enclosing a row of connected heart-shaped motifs in dark brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.292

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles