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Jar hanging from a guilloche chain, woven with yellow, orange, blue and pink wool and cream colored linen. Probably an ornament cut from a linen curtain.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.3 x 9 cm (6 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.17

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles