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Fragment of border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 18.5 cm (4 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.213

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design of six waving lines with leaves and discs, is of deep violet wool; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection