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Tapestry

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


Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 19 cm (5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.713

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural-colored linen, into which is woven with pink, green, yellow, blue and white wool, a leaf-shaped plant with a stem flanked by round fruit-like motifs; on one side of the fragment is a row of heart-shaped leaves and dots between two rows of flower buds connected by a line.

Provenance

Price $5.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection