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Tapestry

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On a piece of linen tapestry is a leaf-shaped form enclosing a three leaf-design woven in green and light wool Part of the inner leaf has disappeared.

Provenance

Purchased by vote of the TrusteesFrom R. Forrer of Strasburg

Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 20 cm (3 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

92.2791

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles