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Warp of linen; ground of deep violet wool with design of red and green wool and natural colored linen. Design consists of two bands, each showing a row of rectangular units that contain oval-shaped motifs, of which one encloses a figure, probably a putto and the others contain fruits and floral...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th-7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. (13 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

04.2032

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles