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Tapestry
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Tapestry


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Description A popular subject depicted in Mediterranean art since the 1st century, the landscape of the Nile River that appears in this tapestry consists of two roundels resembling ponds, each containing fish and ducks, separated by a narrow vine border. The bold border encircling the outer roundel emulates a design characteristic of Greco-Roman art.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/05/2014Examinationexamined for condition; examined for exhibition
Exhibitions
  • Coptic Textile Rotation: 11/2014 - 11/2015. 2014-2015.
Provenance Walters Art Museum, 1958, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1958

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Period
10th century (Late Antique)
Medium
wool
(Textiles)
Accession Number
83.692
Measurements
16 9/16 x 14 9/16 in. (42 x 37 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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