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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, design in reddish-brown wool; woven into natural-colored linen fabric. Design consists of entwined branches with leaves on both sides, hatching surrounds the leaves; the areas with the branches are separated by a single lotus-like flower on one...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, hatching


Textiles and Fashion Arts