About This Artwork

Coptic
Egypt

Fragment, 5th/6th century, Roman period (30 B.C.- 641 A.D.)

Linen and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming uncut loop pile and insets of slit and dovetailed tapestry weave with eccentric and supplementary wrapping weft details
25.5 x 26 cm (10 x 10 1/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1914.695




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