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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–7th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 x 4 cm (3 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1052

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of a roundel ornament. Blue, red, green and yellow wool and undyed linen wefts. Blue ground; design shows a bird and a branch with leaves. Part of roundel frame shows. Holes, ragged edges. Stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer