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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Fragment, 3rd–4th century

type: Fragment

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Large tapestry-woven leaf. Monochrome type, purple wool and undyed linen. Purple nine-lobed leaf with two down-curving volutes from the stem and purple dots between the lobes on an undyed background. Embroidery defines the veining of the leaf.

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Donor
John Pierpont Morgan

Department

Textiles

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