Coptic. <em>3 Fragments with Botanical Decorations</em>, 5th-7th century C.E. Linen, wool, 37.1765Ea: 10 x 17 in. (25.4 x 43.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1765Ea-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.37.1765E-A_detail01_ICA.jpg)

3 Fragments with Botanical Decorations


Medium: Linen, wool

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:5th-7th century C.E.

Dimensions: 37.1765Ea: 10 x 17 in. (25.4 x 43.2 cm) 37.1765Eb: 12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm) 37.1765Ec: 12 x 20 in. (30.5 x 50.8 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1765Ea-c

Image: CUR.37.1765E-A_detail01_ICA.jpg,detail, a

Catalogue Description:
Three matching fragments of textile (curtain?). Dark red wool tapestry on a yellow tabby ground. On all three pieces, red pendants of vine motif point away from selvage. Fragment c also has a narrow red stripe parallel to the pendant and a heavy yellow wool cord along one edge. Condition: Fragmentary. Stained. Torn.

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