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Two tapestry fragments of a garment

Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, design of brownish-purple wool; woven into a piece of natural colored linen fabric. 96.193a is probably a shoulder band (clavus) with a design that consists of a scrolling branch with vine leaves on each side on half of the band. The design of the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts