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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen in which are woven a square medallion and borders of natural-colored linen and red wool. The design inside the medallion shows a tree motif; and the lower border consists of a scalloped design that contain floral motifs. Design shows Byzantine...

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Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts