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Tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Christian
6th–7th century


Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 13.7 cm (3 9/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.668

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

White woolen ground, on which are woven two parallel bands of ornament; half of the ground of each band is red; the other half is white. The design, which is of dark blue wool, consists of diamond-shaped flowers, joined with a line and separated by symmetrically arranged leaf-like forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection