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Design shows Byzantine influence. Wrp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with a design of long leaves enclosing fruit, and flowers of deep violet, red, yellow, light and dark green and orange wool.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, 3rd–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

20.5 x 120 cm (8 1/16 x 47 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.20 x .205

Accession Number

04.2035

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles