Exhibitions/ Art Object

Textile Fragment with Inhabited Vine in an Eight-Pointed Star

5th–6th century
Made in Byzantine Egypt
Linen, wool
Overall: 10 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (27 x 31.8 cm)
Album Size: just under 26 in x just under 20 in. (some slightly smaller).
Credit Line:
Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in honor of Olga Raggio, 2002
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Dikran G. Kelekian, Istanbul and New York]; [ Charles Dikran Kelekian, New York (by descent)]; Nanette Rodney Kelekian, New York (by descent–until 2002)
Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th century. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 119B, pp. 176 - 177.

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