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Fragment of tapestry

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 x 12 cm (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.1032

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Yellowish-orange woolen warps and wefts. Three bands showing large leaves on undulating vines (?) woven with a plum-colored background. Holes; ragged edges. Similar colors in 55.1033, probably produced in the same workshop.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer