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Art
African
Middle Eastern
World Cultures ➔ Appliqued Wall Hangings, Egyptian

Identifier:
131352
Description:
Set of three cotton wall hangings--two small and one large--with scenes made from pieces of cloth sewn onto their backgrounds. One of the smaller hangings depicts a person in a green skirt leading a long-horned cow. The other depicts the jackal-headed god, Anubis, in front of a red building. The large hanging shows two human figures, possibly Osiris and Isis, exchanging items underneath a large eagle with outstretched wings, and surrounded by smaller patterns and objects.
Date:
circa 1920
Materials:
Sewn, Cotton
Dimensions:
17.75" h 17.25 | 47" w .25 | .35" d; 9" h
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Lear, Mrs. Florence
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Lear, Mrs. Florence