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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 15cm (2 1/2 x 5 7/8in.)

Accession Number

96.253

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 salmon-red wool; design of two addorsed horses and a tree between them, in natural-colored linen, torn in the middle. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection