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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, design of brown wool; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen. Design consists of a band with disconnected waving leaf-like motifs that form circular designs. The band is framed on both sides by a repeated row of discs. Design shows Roman...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.194

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles