4th-6th century A.D.
Overall: 11.5 x 5 cm (4 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and Wool; embroidery
Not On View
Ground of natural-colored linen; the design consists of two parallel bands, each enclosing a row of two vases; a branch which ends with two leaves stems from each vase; the design is embroidered with dark blue wool. Probably a sleeve band of a child’s tunic. Design shows Roman influence. From Akhmîm.
Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).
Emily Esther Sears Fund