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Tapestry Border, 6th or 7th century

  • Coptic, Egyptian

Wool and linen

  • Overall: 5 11/16 × 11 5/8 inches (14.5 × 29.5 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

30.248

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Coptic (period)
  • Tapestry
  • Wool (hair)
  • Linen (material)
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Fragment
  • Putto
  • Garlands

(Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, New York, New York, USA)

1929-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Coptic, Egyptian, Tapestry Border, 6th or 7th century, wool and linen. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.248.