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Fragment of tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–7th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.5 x 7.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1053

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of a rectangular panel. Blue wool and undyed linen weft. Design shows plant motifs (vine) and half a roundel with a central circle surrounded by branches and leaves. Holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer