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Fragment of a tapestry ornament

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 10 cm (2 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5845

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and ground in linen. Design shows a stem carrying a plant with two leaves and three floral motifs, woven with dark blue, red, green and yellow wool. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection