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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 44.5 x 66 cm (17 1/2 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

91.2

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; two parallel bands of brownish purple wool with borders of square blocks connected by cross-like motifs, woven into a natural-colored-linen cloth with a fringe on one end.

Credit Line

Gift of W. C. Hill