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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
5–6th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Wool; Slit-tapestry With Eccentric Wefts
Dimensions:
25.4 x 24.1 cm (10 x 9 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Coptic Period
Accession Number:
53771.3
Acquisition Date:
1931-09-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Gustave Brenner

Exhibition History:

Unravelling Yarns(rotation) 1993-1996
CPLH rotation, Lower hallway, 4/02 - 9/02
CPLH rotation, lower hallway, 4/04 - 10/04

Square monochrome panel that frames a lozenge-shaped unit. The panel encloses interlocked ornament. Several examples of this type of ornament were found in Egypt. Probably from a tunic.

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