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Fragments of Border with Botanical Decoration

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Coptic
MEDIUM Flax, wool
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES 7th-8th century C.E.
PERIOD Late Antique Period
DIMENSIONS 8 x 14 3/16 in. (20.3 x 36 cm) border only: 5 7/8 in. (15 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.53
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of tapestry-woven border with conventionalized floral design in various colors on henna ground. Narrow guard border in dark blue. Border appliqued on plain linen cloth. Condition: Poor. Small gap. Fabric in fragmentary condition.
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