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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th-6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 46 cm (1 9/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.2381

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Band with Ground of natural-colored linen: design of connected circular branches enclosing fruits and birds woven with violet wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection