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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
5–6th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Wool; Slit-tapestry With Eccentric Wefts
Dimensions:
8.3 x 13.3 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Coptic Period
Accession Number:
53968.3b
Acquisition Date:
1932-01-27
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum

Fragment of a garment, probably a collar decoration (or partial tunic breast piece), similar to 53962 (both were probably made in the same workshop). Two winged putti (erotes) each carries two wreaths, one in each hand. Each putto is framed by an arch.

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