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Fragment

Small heart-shaped forms woven with red and green wool on linen warp; motifs may represent red fruits with small green branches.

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–9th century A.D.

Accession Number

04.1990a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles