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Fragment of a tapestry border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 32.5 cm (3 3/4 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.214

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design of two waving lines with leaves and discs in the center and leaves on each side, is of violet-brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection