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1. Female Figure Wearing a Decorated Tunic

Painted plaster, H. 38.4 cm; W. 14.7 cm; D. 9.6 cm. Hermopolis (El- Eshmunein), Egypt, 5th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Maurice Nahman, 1912 (12.185.4)

2. Gold Necklace with Pendants: Cross, Leaves, and Amphorae

Gold, Overall: 91.4 cm; 17.8 cm; 3.6 cm. Karavas, Cyprus, 6th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.151)

3. Base of a Pyxis with Scenes of the Triumph of Dionysus in India

Carved ivory, H. 8.1 cm; L. 12.4 cm; D. 11.4 cm. Possibly Syria, Mid- 6th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.56)

4. Appliqué for a Box or Furnishing Representing Dionysus and a Maenad

Carved ivory, H. 9.8 cm; L. 6 cm; D. 2 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th–6th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.74)

5. Appliqué for a Box or Furnishing Representing Dionysus

Carved bone, H. 13.6 cm; L. 5.3 cm; D. 1.5 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th–6th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Robert L. Hermanos and Miriam H. Knapp, in memory of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maxime Levy Hermanos, 1993 (1993.516.1)

6. Appliqué for a Box or Furnishing Representing Silenus

Carved bone, H. 10.7 cm; L. 4.5 cm; D. 1.9 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th-7th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1907 (07.228.44)

7. Ewer with Registers Representing Game, a Dionysian Procession, and “Fruits of the Sea”

Silver gilt repoussé, H. 40 cm; Diam. 14.3 cm. Possibly Constantinople, 4th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund with the addition of a gift from Mrs. Edward B. Greene, 1957.497.

8. Tunic with Dionysian Motifs

Tapestry weave of dyed wool, undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, L. 269.5 cm; W. 181.5 cm. Panopolis (Akhmim), Egypt, ca. Early 6th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1926 (26.9.8).

9. Hanging with Dionysian Figures

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed (?) wool, H. 89.5 cm; W. 145.5 cm. Antinoopolis (El- Sheikh Abada), Egypt, ca. Late 6th–early 7th century CE, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1931 (31.9.3).

10. Square Panel from a Furnishing Representing Pan and Dionysus

Tapestry weave of dyed wools, H. 36 cm; W. 38 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th–5th century CE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Charles Potter Kling Fund, 53.18.

11. Fragments from a Garment or Furnishing Representing Horsemen and Dionysian Figures

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, H. 17.9 cm; W. 50.5 cm. ca. 5th–6th century CE. Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, BZ.1973.2.

12. Fragments from a Garment or Furnishing Representing Horsemen and Dionysian Figures

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, H. 26.4 cm; W. 37.8 cm. ca. 5th–6th century CE . Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, BZ.1973.7.

13. Fragments of a Hanging Representing Dionysus

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, H. 139 cm; W. 79 cm. Possibly Egypt, ca. 4th- 5th century CE, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Charles Potter Kling Fund, 1973.290.

14. Fragments of a Hanging Representing a Satyr and Maenad

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, H. 139 cm; W. 86.4 cm. Egypt, 4th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1975.6.

15. Fragment of a Tunic with Decorative Bands of Jewels, Crosses, and Flowers

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave, H. 38.8 cm; W. 64.2 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th–7th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Henry Hunt Clark, 1946.413.

16. Tailored Tunic with Silk Trim

Weft-loop pile of undyed linen on plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, compound twill weave of dyed and undyed (?) silk, L. 106 cm; W. 155 cm. Panopolis (Akhmim), Egypt, ca. 7th–8th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George F. Baker, 1890 (90.5.901).

17. Child’s Tunic with Hood

Tapestry weave of dyed wools, plain (tabby) weave ground of dyed wool, fringe of dyed wools along edge of hood and lower edge of tunic, L. 101 cm; W. 89 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th–7th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George D. Pratt, New York, 1927 (27.239).

18. Doll’s Tunic with Decorative Trim at Neck and Vertical Bands

Tapestry woven bands of dyed wools and undyed linen, brocade trim of dyed wool and undyed linen at neck, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, L. 18 cm; W. 17.7 cm. Egypt, ca. 6th–8th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George F. Baker, 1890 (90.5.627).

19. Tunic with Floral Motifs at Neck and Bottom Edge

Plain (tabby) ground weave, woven bands of dyed wools applied vertically, undyed linen and brocade trim of dyed wool and undyed linen applied at neck, L. 105.4 cm; W. 73 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th –6th century CE, Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Long Island Historical Society, 26.744.

20. Panel from a Tunic (?) Representing Dionysian Figures Dancing

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave, H. 19.1 cm; W. 34.3 cm. Egypt, Possibly 6th century CE. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Pratt Institute, 41.796.

21. Fragments of a Tunic Representing Marine Motifs, and Maenad and Cross Pendants

Tapestry weave of dyed and undyed wool, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed wool, H. 113 cm; W. 33 cm. Possibly Egypt, 6th century CE. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 38.753.

22. Horizontal Band with Birds, Vegetation, and Two Flying Putti Holding a Shield Portrait (Imago Clipeata)

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, L. 90.1 cm; H. 12.3 cm. Possibly Egypt, 4th century CE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Charles Potter Kling Fund, 66.378.

23. Horizontal Band from a Furnishing with Birds, Vegetation, and Lotus Pods

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, L. 91.5 cm; H. 15 cm. Possibly Egypt, 4th century CE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Charles Potter Kling Fund, 66.377.

24. Fragment of a Furnishing Representing a Hare and Birds with Vegetation Growing from a Chalice

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, Possibly Egypt, ca. 4th–5th century CE. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Pratt Institute, 42.438.1.

25. Fragment of a Furnishing (?) with Vegetal Motifs and Geometric Interlace

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, H. 69.5 cm; W. 53.5 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th–7th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1889 (89.18.60).

26. Fragment of a Furnishing (?) with Vegetal Motifs and Geometric Interlace

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed (?) wool, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, H. 29 cm; W. 44 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th–7th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1889 (89.18.252).

27. Fragment of a Furnishing with Roundel with Geometric Motifs and Interlace

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave, H. 45.2 cm; W. 47.7 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th–5th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Henry Hunt Clark, 1946.412.

28. Fragment of a Furnishing (?) with Roundel and L-Shaped Band with Interlace Ornament

Tapestry weave of dyed wool, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, H. 50.5 cm; W. 66 cm. Egypt, ca. 3rd–6th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1889 (89.18.124).

29. Fragment of a Furnishing (?) with Decorative Band Including a Bust-Length Figure

Tapestry weave of dyed wools, H. 14 cm; W. 51.1 cm. Egypt, 6th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of George D. Pratt, 1929.98.

30. Fragment of a Garment or Furnishing with Cross in Square Panel

Plain weave and embroidery of dyed wools and undyed linen, H. 27.4 cm; W. 22.8 cm. ca. 7th century CE or later. Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, BZ.1953.2.66.

31. Fragment of a Decorative Neckband from a Tunic with Vegetal Motifs

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, H. 6.9 cm; W. 26.1 cm. ca. 5th–6th century CE. Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, BZ.1973.35.

32. Fragment of a Garment or Furnishing with Vegetal Motifs and Geometric Interlace

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave of dyed wool, Diam. 17 cm. Egypt, ca. 3rd–4th century CE. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Pratt Institute, 46.157.11.

33. Complete Mantle or Furnishing with Vegetal Motifs and Geometric Interlace

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave, L. 89 cm; W. 108 cm. Possibly Egypt, ca. 4th–5th century CE. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan, 9.4520.

34. Fragment of a Furnishing with Amphorae, Baskets, Floral Motifs, and Ankh (Crux Ansata)

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and linen on plain (tabby) looped ground weave of undyed linen, H. 48.9 cm; W. 45.7 cm. ca. 5th–6th century CE. Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, BZ.2010.070.

35. Fragment of a Furnishing with Roundel with Vegetal Motifs and Geometric Interlace

Tapestry weave of dyed wool, undyed linen, and gold foil-wrapped thread, plain (tabby) looped ground weave of undyed linen, H. 40.8 cm; W. 48.4 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th- 5th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1983.140.a.

36. Fragment of a Furnishing with Roundel with Vegetal Motifs and Geometric Interlace

Tapestry weave of dyed wool, undyed linen, and gold foil-wrapped thread, plain (tabby) looped ground weave of undyed linen, H. 20.4 cm; W. 18.5 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th–5th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1983.140.c.

37. Fragment of a Garment or Furnishing with Vegetal Motifs

Tapestry weave of dyed wool, undyed linen and gold foil-wrapped thread, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, H. 11.5 cm; W. 21.9 cm. Egypt, ca. 4th–5th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund, 1982.79.

38. Applied Decoration for a Garment or Furnishing with Vine Lattice and Birds

Compound twill weave of dyed and undyed (?) silk, H. 15.5 cm; W. 15.3 cm. Possibly Panopolis (Akhmim), Egypt, ca. 7th–10th century CE, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, 1915 (15.109).

39. Fragment of a Garment or Furnishing with Vegetal Lattice, and Vegetal and Animal Motifs

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, H. 14.6 cm; W. 13 cm. Egypt, ca. 7th- 8th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of The Textile Arts Club, 1951.89.

40. Roundel from a Garment with Mythological Scenes

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, Diam. 9.5 cm. Egypt, 5th century CE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of Joseph Lindon Smith, 41.743.

41. Square Panel from a Garment or Furnishing with Bust of a Female Figure

Tapestry weave of dyed wools (and undyed linen?), H. 21.6 cm; W. 19.7 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th–6th century CE. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.41.

42. Square Panel from a Garment or Furnishing with Bust of a Female Figure

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, H. 11.4 cm; W. 10.2 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th–6th century CE. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 38.674.

43. Square Panel from a Garment or Furnishing with Bust of a Female Figure

Embroidery using dyed wool and undyed linen, H. 29.2 cm; W. 29.2 cm. Egypt, 5th century CE. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 56.125.

44. Square Panel from a Furnishing (?) with Bust of Spring

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed (?) wool, H. 22.5 cm; W. 24.8 cm. Panopolis (Akhmim), Egypt, ca. 5th–6th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George F. Baker, 1890 (90.5.848).

45. Architectural Relief with Bust of a Female (?) Figure

Painted limestone, H. 30 cm; W. 40 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th–6th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1910 (10.176.41).

46. Fragment of a Furnishing (?) Representing a Female Figure (Goddess or Nymph?) and an Erote

Tapestry weave of dyed wools, H. 23.5 cm; W. 20 cm. Possibly Egypt, ca. 3rd–7th century CE. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan, 2.2710.

47. Shroud of a Woman Wearing a Fringed Tunic

Paint (probably tempera), plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, L. 230.5 cm; W. 111 cm. Antinoopolis (El- Sheikh Abada), Egypt, ca. 2nd–3rd century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1909 (09.181.8).

48. Square Panel from a Tunic with Horseman

Tapestry weave of dyed silk and undyed linen, H. 9.8 cm; W. 9.8 cm. Possibly Egypt, Early 6th century CE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1931 Purchase Fund (35.87).

49. Fragment of a Hanging (?) with Eight-Pointed Star Containing the Bust of a Male Figure

Fragment of a Hanging (?) with Eight-Pointed Star Containing the Bust of a Male Figure, H. 31 cm; W. 25 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th–7th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1889 (89.18.243).

50. Fragment of a Hanging (?) with Eight-Pointed Star Containing the Bust of a Warrior

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, H. 29 cm; W. 31.5 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th–7th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1889 (89.18.242).

51. Square Panel from a Garment or Furnishing with Warrior

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, H. 19 cm; W. 17.3 cm. Egypt, ca. 6th–7th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George F. Baker, 1890 (90.5.148).

52. Square Panel from a Garment or Furnishing with Warrior

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, H. 19.2 cm; W. 17.4 cm. Egypt, ca. 6th–7th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George F. Baker, 1890 (90.5.149).

53. Square Panel from a Garment or Furnishing with Hunting Scene

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, H. 10.4 cm; W. 10 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th–7th century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in honor of Nobuko Kajitani, 2002 (2002.239.9).

54. Square Panel from a Garment or Furnishing with Dionysian Warrior

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, H. 12.1 cm; W. 14 cm. Egypt, 6th century CE. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 38.656.

55. Roundel from a Garment or Furnishing with Mythological Scene

Tapestry weave of dyed wool and undyed linen, H. 13.3 cm; W. 12 cm. Egypt, 6th century CE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of Thomas S. Buechner, 55.577.

56. Fragment of a Furnishing (?) with Two Haloed Figures in Jeweled Frame

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, plain (tabby) ground weave of undyed linen, H. 28.6 cm; W. 24.5 cm. Egypt, ca. 5th–6th century CE. Cleveland Museum of Art, Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund, 1979.58.

57. Fragments of Figures in Arcades

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, a: H. 103 cm; W. 148.2 cm. b: H. 5.5 cm; W. 15.5 cm. Egypt, ca. 6th–8th century CE. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 46.128a–b.

58. Fragment of a Hanging Representing Two Figures in Arcade

Tapestry weave of dyed wools, H. 41.9 cm; W. 62.8 cm. Egypt, ca. 7th–9th century CE. Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, BZ.1970.43.

59. Fragment of a Hanging Representing a Servant Opening a Curtain

Tapestry weave of dyed wools and undyed linen, H. 188 cm; W. 93.5 cm. Possibly Egypt, 5th century CE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Charles Potter Kling Fund, 57.180.