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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 8.5 cm (1 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.464

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Split stitch. Linen cloth embroidered with yellow, red and dark brown silk. Design shows Byzantine influence, similar to 67.463. Importation 204.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection