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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.
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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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Fragment

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

Date

Made 301 CE–500 CE

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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