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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 28.8 cm (2 3/8 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.353

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; the design of a powder of leaves and flowers flanking fish, is of dark brown, red, yellow, and light and dark green wool and natural-colored linen, probably a fragment of a shoulder band, torn. .

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection