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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1975.41.31
People
Hagop Kevorkian Foundation
Title
Hanging Decorated with Crosses and Floral Motifs
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
5th-7th century
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Bawit (Egypt)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Egyptian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cotton, indigo and red pigment, plain weave, Z spun
Technique
Resist dyed
Dimensions
H. 270 x W. 131 cm (106 5/16 x 51 9/16 in.)
framed: 292.7 × 150.5 × 6.7 cm (115 1/4 × 59 1/4 × 2 5/8 in.)
Provenance
Hagop Kevorkian, New York (by 1941-1962), by descent; to The Hagop Kevorkian Foundation, New York (1962-1975), gift; to the Fogg Museum.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of The Hagop Kevorkian Foundation in memory of Hagop Kevorkian
Accession Year
1975
Object Number
1975.41.31
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

"Pagan and Christian Egypt: Egyptian Art from the First to the Tenth Century A.D." (1941), Brooklyn Museum, p. 83, no. 263

Exhibition History

32Q: 3740 Egyptian, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/01/2016 - 12/15/2016

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