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Fragment

Egyptian
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

48.5 x 42 cm (19 1/8 x 16 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .42 x .485

Accession Number

96.159

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of wool; ground of light yellow and red wool; the design of octagons, squares and diamonds enclosing groups of leaves is of dark green and dark blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection