Fragment

A work made of 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.
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  • A work made of 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.

Date:

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

Artist:

Coptic
Egypt

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Artist

Coptic

Title

Fragment

Origin

Egypt

Date

401 AD–600 AD

Medium

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

Dimensions

25.5 × 26 cm (10 × 10 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1914.695

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