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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall (a): 3.5 x 2 cm (1 3/8 x 13/16 in.) Overall (b): 3 x 4 cm (1 3/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1990a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Small heart-shaped forms woven with red and green wool on linen warp; motifs may represent red fruits with small green branches.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot III. 24. £17)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund