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Natural colored linen, woven with it are part of the shoulder bands of a tunic. The grounds of the bands are linen, the design of rectangular oblong spaces in which are single human figures, lions or other animals, is woven with deep purple wool and touches of red and yellow. This piece was not...

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Purchased from the Emily Ester Sears Fund of Ghirgas of Keneh( Lot III, 24 or VI, 33) by A. M. Lythgoe, 1904

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, 6th–7th century A.D.


Legacy dimension: .53 x .30

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts