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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 68 cm (6 11/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.52

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, design of plum-colored wool; two waving bands with groups of three small discs on both sides of each band, woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Probably part of the weaving that 96.223 belonged to.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst