Bust of a Female
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
This square tapestry includes a guillotine border in white linen. The weave, achieved with the flying-shuttle technique, employs white linen with indigo dyed wool for a striking effect.
5th-6th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
4 1/2 x 4 in. (11.4 x 10.2 cm)
as mounted: 8 7/16 x 7 15/16 x 1 7/16 in. (21.5 x 20.2 x 3.6 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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