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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 18 cm (15 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2761

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; a band of purple wool tapestry woven into a piece of plain linen, fringe on one side. Much worn.

Credit Line

Everett Fund