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2 Fragments of Borders with Botanical Decoration

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Flax, wool
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 4th-5th century C.E.
    PERIOD Late Antique Period
    DIMENSIONS 08.480.54a: 2 x 13 in. (5.1 x 33 cm) 08.480.54b: 2 x 13 in. (5.1 x 33 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.54a-b
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Coptic. 2 Fragments of Borders with Botanical Decoration, 4th-5th century C.E. Flax, wool, 08.480.54a: 2 x 13 in. (5.1 x 33 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.54a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.08.480.54A_detail01_ICA.jpg)
    IMAGE detail, CUR.08.480.54A_detail01_ICA.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Two fragments of tapestry-woven borders each with two brown guilloche bands separated by plain brown band. Guilloche filled with design of birds and floral motifs, brown and white. Condition: Extremely fragmentary. Numerous gaps. Fabric very dry and brittle.
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