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Tapestry fragment with Pan and Dionysos

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Found in Egypt, design reflects late Hellenistic style. Rectangular panel: Pan and Bacchus. Warp: (crossing panel horizontally) light bluish-green wool (S twist) 9-10 to cm. Weft: polychrome wool (Z twist). Design: Pan and Bacchus stand side by side, the hand of Baccus on Pan's shoulder,...

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Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Eastern Mediterranean, 4th–5th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt ?

Dimensions

36 x 38 cm (14 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.18

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles