Two tapestry fragments

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman
3rd–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall (a): 4.5 x 65 cm (1 3/4 x 25 9/16 in.) Overall (b): 4.5 x 11 cm (1 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.2034a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Two garment fragments (clavi) with brown floral and animal motifs. From Achmim.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh(Lot VI. 33. £5)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund