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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.123.B
Title
Coptic Textile
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Egypt (Ancient)
Period
Byzantine period
Culture
Egyptian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/76434
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Linen and wool, tapestry woven
Technique
Woven, tapestry weave
Dimensions
49.5 x 26 cm (19 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Nanette B. Rodney
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.123.B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Blue band with red border decorated with flowers in medallions separated by additional plant motifs. Red square contains four gold squares marked by green rectangles.
Commentary
Possibly a selvedge along one edge.
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