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Medallion

Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of linen; ground of deep violet wool, with design of natural colored linen.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, 2nd–4th century A.D.

Accession Number

04.1976

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles