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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 14.5 cm (7 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.712

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 into which is woven with linen and red wool a border of four-petaled flowers and a red band with white spade-like leaves and geometrical forms.

Provenance

Price $7.50.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection