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Two tapestry fragments

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Two garment fragments (clavi) with brown floral and animal motifs. From Achmim.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–5th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall (a): 4.5 x 65 cm (1 3/4 x 25 9/16 in.) Overall (b): 4.5 x 11 cm (1 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.2034a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles