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Fragment

Small flower-form woven with red and green wool on a linen warp. The design shows the flower with two leaves stemming from a branch.

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, 7th–8th century A.D.

Accession Number

04.1991

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles