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Warp and ground of natural colored linen; design of brown wool. 04.1984a-c: Three bands with designs that show connected oval roundels enclosing single animals, probably hares and lions, alternating with roundels enclosing trees, each with branches and five leaves. Design shows Roman...

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Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot III, 24.£17)From Akhmin

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall (a): 6 x 67 cm (2 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.) Overall (b): 6 x 67 cm (2 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.) Overall (c): 6 x 60 cm (2 3/8 x 23 5/8 in.) Overall (e): 6 x 39.5 cm (2 3/8 x 15 9/16 in.) Overall (d): 43 x 65 cm (16 15/16 x 25 9/16 in.) Overall (f): 7 x 33 cm (2 3/4 x 13 in.) Overall (g): 13 x 32 cm (5 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1984a-g

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, hatching

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles