The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of June 23, 2024

Grape Leaf from a Curtain

Grape Leaf from a Curtain

400s-500s
Location: not on view

Description

This deep-purple grape leaf once decorated the plain linen ground of a curtain. It probably refers to Dionysus, the classical god of wine, whose cult was popular in Egypt through the 6th century.
  • Mrs. Paul Mallon, Paris.
  • Byzantine Gallery 210 Rotation. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (September 12, 2000-October 25, 2001).
    Gallery 210 textile rotation. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (September 11, 2000-October 21, 2001).
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1983.262.b