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Leaf shaped tapestry ornament

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 22.5 cm (4 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.169

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

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Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design of a tree form with leaves stemming from branches in deep violet wool; sewed on a natural-colored linen fabric. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection