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Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry

Egyptian, Coptic
Late Roman
4th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 11 cm (4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1014

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of undyed linen, woven with pale yellow wool warp, with band of tapestry woven with purple wool and undyed linen: the center of the band woven with wool with fine linen thread outlining a pointed oval and small circles, with narrow bands along edges of small pointed ovals and stylized leaves. Wool destoyed in places, ragged.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer