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Fragment of a border

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


Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 17cm (2 3/16 x 6 11/16in.)

Accession Number

92.2763

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with a design of branches and leaves arranged to give the effect of a scroll woven with dark blue wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund