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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design of deep violet wool. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, 2nd–4th century A.D.

Dimensions

22.5 x 25 cm (8 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .25 x .225

Accession Number

04.2010

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles