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Fragment of tapestry

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 16 x 20 cm (6 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1036

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry band. Tapestry wefts of violet and orange-yellow wool and undyed linen. Shows a nude warrior with shield and cape, one hand raised. Holes; frayed.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer