Fragment

A work made of linen and wool, slit and dovetailed tapestry weave with eccentric wefts and supplementary wrapping weft details; edged by plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming uncut loop pile.
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  • A work made of linen and wool, slit and dovetailed tapestry weave with eccentric wefts and supplementary wrapping weft details; edged by plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming uncut loop pile.

Date:

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

Artist:

Egypt, Akhmin

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Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Fragment

Origin

Egypt

Date

301 AD–500 AD

Medium

Linen and wool, slit and dovetailed tapestry weave with eccentric wefts and supplementary wrapping weft details; edged by plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming uncut loop pile

Dimensions

59.2 × 51 cm (23 1/4 × 20 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1921.43

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