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Tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th-6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 8.5 x 24.5 cm (3 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.672

Medium or Technique

Tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark brown wool ground into which is woven with white and red wool a design of a band with five adjacent squares; three of the five squares enclose individual lozenge motifs and each of the two between them encloses a swastika. the lozenges enclose a six ray-like motif; the outer frame consists of a crenelated festoon border on one side. Like 15.670 and 15.671.

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection