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Fragment (Border)

Long, thin piece of fabric featuring a border design in reddish brown of an undulating vine with curled tendrils and three-petaled blossoms.
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  • Long, thin piece of fabric featuring a border design in reddish brown of an undulating vine with curled tendrils and three-petaled blossoms.

Date:

Greco–Roman period (30 B.C.–641 A.D.), 4th/5th century

Artist:

Coptic
Egypt

About this artwork

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Textiles

Culture

Coptic

Title

Fragment (Border)

Origin

Egypt

Date

Made 301 CE–500 CE

Medium

Linen and wool, slit tapestry weave

Dimensions

27.9 × 6.4 cm (11 × 2 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1895.607

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