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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman
4th–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 23.5 cm (5 5/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

42.409

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen, tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Natural colored linen with a design of two tapestry bands woven in plum colored wool. The design of each band consists of interlaced curving motifs with discs on both sides. Tracery designs inside the bands are in linen. A curving band inside the design is formed by inwoven wool and linen.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Kennedy