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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th-6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 4.5 x 39.5 cm (1 3/4 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5819

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of natural linen; design, of deep-violet wool, consists of a scrolled branch with leaves on both sides. Design shows Roman influence. Probably a shoulder band (clavus).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection