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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 24.5 cm (9 13/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.250

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 two plain bands of dark brown wool; ground of bordering bands of natural-colored linen, with a vine design of dark brown wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection