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Fragment with 2 Roundels with Botanical and Animal Decoration

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Flax, wool
DATES 601–700 C.E. (probably)
PERIOD Late Antique Period
DIMENSIONS Approximate dimensions: 9 x 8 1/2 in. (22.9 x 21.6 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small fragment from the end of a fringed cloth with two small embroidered roundels showing birds drinking from a fountain, flanked by two baskets of fruit, embroidered in black, red and green wool on a plain linen cloth. Condition: Very fragmentary, some holes, textile stained and brittle.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Coptic. Fragment with 2 Roundels with Botanical and Animal Decoration, 601–700 C.E. (probably). Flax, wool, Approximate dimensions: 9 x 8 1/2 in. (22.9 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.59. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.08.480.59_ICA.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.08.480.59_ICA.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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