Coptic. <em>2 Clavi Fragments with Stylized Botanical Decoration</em>, 5th-6th century C.E. Flax, wool, 08.480.58a: 3 3/4 x 14 15/16 in. (9.5 x 38 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.58a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.08.480.58B_ICA.jpg)

2 Clavi Fragments with Stylized Botanical Decoration

Artist:Coptic

Medium: Flax, wool

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Dates:5th-6th century C.E.

Dimensions: 08.480.58a: 3 3/4 x 14 15/16 in. (9.5 x 38 cm) 08.480.58b: 2 9/16 x 15 11/16 in. (6.5 x 39.8 cm)

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Accession Number: 08.480.58a-b

Image: CUR.08.480.58B_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pair of clavi ending in oval finial. Floral design on band and floral design on one finial. Other finial has crude bust of a haloed personage, presumably a saint. Condition: Poor. Nearly all of the wool is missing. Numerous small gaps. Interesting as showing technique.

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