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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 26 cm (4 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

92.2753

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; with design of a band that shows a row of four connected circles containing respectively a panther, an antelope (?), a tree and a lion, in purple-brown wool. Probably a shoulder band. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund