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Fragment of a garment with allegorical figure

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

Object Place: Egypt


Height x width: 25.4 x 30.5 cm (10 x 12 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry weave

Not On View


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



Linen and wool; tapestry weave; design of red, brown, yellow and green wool and natural-colored linen consists of a central square enclosing a female bust; probably representing an allegorical figure; a border of two bands with red floral motirs frame the central area; torn.

Credit Line

The Millicent Jick Collection