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Tapestry

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


Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 22.7 cm (3 3/8 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1132

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural colored linen, on this are two rows of pink floral motifs with light green and yellow sepals woven with wool. The oval shape of the units and cross-like motifs in the base of each suggest that they may represent baskets (?)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection