Ancient Art

Fragment of tapestry

4th–6th century A.D.

Wool and linen

Object: 9 × 36.5 cm. (3 1/2 × 14 1/4 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4416
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Coptic
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ackerman- Pope Coll. 1936. Bought in Cairo 1928.

Bibliography: 

Dorothy E. Miner, ed., Early Christian and Byzantine Art: An Exhibition Held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, April 25–June 22, exh. cat. (Baltimore: The Walters Art Museum, 1947), 159, no. 816.

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