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Tapestry fragment

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design which is of dark colored wool, is a diamond enclosing leaves, two points end in a guilloche pattern.

Credit Line

Gift of W. C. Hill

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 1st–4th century A.D.

Accession Number

91.4

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles