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Fragment

Design shows Byzantine influence. Design worked in red, yellow and dark blue wool on a plain natural colored linen ground. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, 3rd–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

04.2029

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles