Fragment of a Hanging with Haloed Figure, 5th century

- Image ID: KCDG5G
Fragment of a Hanging with Haloed Figure, 5th century
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Image ID: KCDG5G
Fragment of a Hanging with Haloed Figure, 5th century, Attributed to Egypt, Linen, 15.75 in. high 7.50 in. wide (40 cm high 19 cm wide), Textiles-Painted and/or Printed, Egyptian linen, considered the finest in the Byzantine Empire, was imported all across Europe, especially where flax was not easily grown. This work is resist-dyed, meaning that the image was drawn in melted wax, which then resisted the dye used to color the background