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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 19 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

93.254

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of dark brown wool; two adjacent bands with s border design of curved branch-like motifs, or a stylized form of a wave-crest oranament (?) woven with natural-colored linen. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection