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Tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)


Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 67 cm (3 9/16 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.402

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White woolen; woven into this is a red band, at each end of which is a foliated cross. Between the crosses is a late Greek inscription in cursive script, beginning, “Oh George!” The crosses and inscription are woven with yellow wool. See notes on 15.402.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection