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Tapestry fragment

Design shows Roman influence. Warp and ground of dark blue wool, with design of natural-colored linen; sewed onto a piece of deep red woolen fabric in which are woven narrow stripes of natural-colored linen as border.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, 1st–3rd century A.D.

Accession Number

91.158

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles