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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
7th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Wool; Slit-tapestry
Dimensions:
25.4 cm (10 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Coptic Period?
Accession Number:
53771.16
Acquisition Date:
1931-09-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Gustave Brenner

This fragment of a garment or hanging depicts two flowers depicted from a top view. The motif of a heart-shaped petals seen in one of the flowers was popular in Coptic textiles. Irregular section of a linen tunic with two red and green motifs

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