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Tapestry fragment

Looped linen weaving in which a tapestry design is woven with violet, red, orange, green, and yellow wool. The design shows a fragment of a square panel with a central square that encloses a fragmentary remainder of an equestrian figure. The central square is surrounded by four baskets from...

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Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool with looped weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts