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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of two plain bands of dark brown wool; ground of bordering bands of natural-colored linen, with a vine design of dark brown wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

93.250

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles