Fragment with Animal and Geometric Decoration
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
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Coptic. Fragment with Animal and Geometric Decoration, 5th-7th century C.E. Wool, 5 1/2 x 7 in. (14 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X939. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.X939_detail01_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Textile. Dark purple (or black), red and green wools. Undyed linen. Brocading in linen, green and red wools. Fragment of a geometric design based on squares, circles, triangles, octagons and eight-pointed stars. Border of circles contains tiny red and green birds.
Condition: Fragmentary. Pattern and colors are well-preserved.
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