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Textile fragment with a tapestry ornament

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 11 cm (3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.285

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and ground in linen; design of a stem carrying five branches each ending with a single floral motif, in red, green and yellow wool; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection