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Ancient Art

Fragment of tapestry

9th–10th century

Wool

21.1 × 16.6 cm (8 5/16 × 6 9/16 in.) with mounting: 40.64 × 30.48 cm (16 × 12 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4497
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Coptic
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex. Coll. Ackerman-Pope, 1936, bought in Cairo 1930.

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, fig. d.

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