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Fragment

Egyptian
3rd–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 2 9/16 x 13 3/4 in. (6.5 x 35 cm)

Accession Number

04.2029

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Byzantine influence. Design worked in red, yellow and dark blue wool on a plain natural colored linen ground. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot VI. 33. £5)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund