ITEM 11746

Decorative Panel for a Tunic

Late Roman / Coptic, Egypt
5th / 7th century
Wool, linen; tapestry weave
150 x 38 cm / 59 x 15 in

The colors of this woven panel match a published child’s robe in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum (27.239). The culture is Byzantine, as opposed to Islamic. Please note the exceptional artwork features all sorts of magical creatures. This is an exceptionally rare piece in remarkable condition and museum show worthy in its present state.