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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Tapestry

Natural-colored linen, into which is woven with pink, green, yellow, blue and white wool, a leaf-shaped plant with a stem flanked by round fruit-like motifs; on one side of the fragment is a row of heart-shaped leaves and dots between two rows of flower buds connected by a line.

Provenance

Price $5.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th-7th century A.D.

Accession Number

14.713

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles