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Tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 13.5 x 11 cm (5 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1408

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

Natural-colored linen ground with a design of an animal inside a rectangur motif and half circles woven with dark brownish green wool and natural colored linen. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection