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Fragment of tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–5th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 x 11.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.1046

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Dark violet woolen wefts on undyed linen warps. Geometric design, almost entirely worn off, defined by eccentric undyed linen wefts. Stains and holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer