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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 58.8 x 11 cm (23 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

91.4

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 natural-colored linen; the design, which is of dark colored wool, consists of a band of an interlaced motif; a lozenge enclosing four leaves is in the center of the band. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Gift of W. C. Hill