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Fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 8.8 x 20 cm (3 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.137

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of dark blue wool; ground of dark brown wool with two connected lozenges woven with light brown wool; a smaller lozenge formed by diamond-shaped motifs is inside each of the two lozenges. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection