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Title:Star-shaped Tapestry on Heavy Linen
Date Made:ca. 5th century CE
Type:Wall Hanging
Materials:embroidery on linen
Place Made:Africa; Egypt
Measurements:mount: 29 1/2 in x 21 1/8 in; 74.9 cm x 53.7 cm; sheet: 14 1/4 in x 13 1/4 in; 36.2 cm x 33.7 cm
Accession Number:  AC T.1933.16
Credit Line:Gift of George D. Pratt
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

African; textile fabrics; patterns; geometry

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