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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 20 x 24 cm (7 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1131

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Red woolen ground with diagonal borders forming lozenges of natural-colored-linen; an animal with a raised tail is inside each of the three lozenges on the right and the one on the left; and an eight-pointed star is inside each of the two lozenges in the middle. On one side is a narrow geometric border.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection