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3 Tunic Fragments with Botanical Decorations

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Linen, wool
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 4th-7th century C.E.
    PERIOD Late Antique Period
    DIMENSIONS 37.1764Ea: 5 x 34 in. (12.7 x 86.4 cm) 37.1764Eb: 5 x 20 in. (12.7 x 50.8 cm) 37.1764Ec: 4 x 35 in. (10.2 x 88.9 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1764Ea-c
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Three fragments of textile. Purple wool tapestry. Undyed linen tabby. Clavi (bands) from tunic decoration, fragment a and fragment b have a purple background with linen interlace design; fragment c has a linen tabby background with a purple stylized vine design. Condition: Worn, threadbare. Fragmentary. Fragment b is faded.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Coptic. 3 Tunic Fragments with Botanical Decorations, 4th-7th century C.E. Linen, wool, 37.1764Ea: 5 x 34 in. (12.7 x 86.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1764Ea-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.37.1764E-A_detail01_ICA.jpg)
    IMAGE component, detail, a, CUR.37.1764E-A_detail01_ICA.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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