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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 19 x 20 cm (7 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.292

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 three stripes of dark brown wool with tracery designs in natural colored linen; and two narrower stripes of yellow wool each enclosing a row of connected heart-shaped motifs in dark brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection