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Fragment of a brocade

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th-7th century A.D. (?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 7 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

92.2790

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light brown ground with rows of lozenges of dark brown each enclosing a small lozenge.

Provenance

Purchased by vote of the TrusteesFrom R. Forrer of Strasburg

Credit Line

Everett Fund