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Four tapestry ornaments

Birds woven with green, red, orange and brownish scarlet wool, cut from natural colored linen cloth. Design shows Byzantine influence. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

Accession Number

04.1996a-d

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles