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Pendant

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 6.5 x 11.5 cm (2 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.133

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; ground of the border of dark-blue; the design of a floating putto in a medallion; probably a pendant of a shoulder band (clavus), woven with brown, green, yellow and red wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection