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Tapestry fragment

All linen; brownish; squared off with blue and white stripes; additional design of pink, blue yellow, green and white. Design consists of three separate leaves. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts