3 Fragments with Figural and Botanical Decorations
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
x943a: 7 x 6 3/4 in. (17.8 x 17.1 cm)
x943b: 6 x 8 in. (15.2 x 20.3 cm)
x943c: 4 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (11.4 x 32.4 cm) (show scale)
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Coptic. 3 Fragments with Figural and Botanical Decorations, 5th-7th century C.E. Flax, wool, x943a: 7 x 6 3/4 in. (17.8 x 17.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X943a-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.X943A_detail01_ICA.jpg)
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Three textile fragments. Red, black, purple, yellow, green, and blue wools. Undyed linen. Tapestry weave. Decoration from a tunic. Common design of a red background and purple L-shaped motif on black borders.
Fragment a: Square contains central floral designs and similar motifs in corners.
Fragment b: Medallion contains bust in center.
Fragment c: Clavus (band) contains medallion and abstract ornament.
Condition: Much damage. All three pieces are incomplete. Design details are indecipherable.
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