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Fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 5.5 cm (1 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1991

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Small flower-form woven with red and green wool on a linen warp. The design shows the flower with two leaves stemming from a branch.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot III. 24. £17)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund