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Fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 25.5 cm (4 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.123

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and ground of dark blue wool with a band of a plum-colored woolen ground in which leaf-like shapes traced with natural-colored linen, enclose candelabra plant motifs; Probably a fragment of a tunic with a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection