Butrint Mosaics Scarf

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<p>A crepe de chine light silk scarf, with a pattern inspired by the 6th century mosaic pavement in the baptistery at Butrint, an archeological site in Vlorë County, Albania.</p> <p>Most likely created by mosaicists from Nicopolis, in northern Greece, the mosaic floor is considered the most complex of any late antique baptismal structure still existing in the Mediterranean today. They feature christian motifs and scenes showing various animals and contemporary aristocratic life.</p>

A crepe de chine scarf inspired by the Butrint mosaic pavement in Albania.

The intricate design of this beautiful scarf has been taken from the remarkably well-preserved mosaics found at the 6th century baptistery at the Butrint archaeological site in Vlorë County, Albania. The mosaics are thought to have been created by the renowned mosaicists from the ancient city of Nicopolis, in modern day northern Greece. The floor features repeating circular designs of animals and Christian iconography, as shown on the length of the scarf, while the end details show two peacocks drinking from a kantharos cup.

An extraordinary gift celebrating ancient art and craftsmanship.

  • Product Code: CMCN483030
  • Dimensions: W150 x L35cm
  • Material: 100% silk crepe de chine
  • Postage Weight: 0.07 Kg

<p>A crepe de chine light silk scarf, with a pattern inspired by the 6th century mosaic pavement in the baptistery at Butrint, an archeological site in Vlorë County, Albania.</p> <p>Most likely created by mosaicists from Nicopolis, in northern Greece, the mosaic floor is considered the most complex of any late antique baptismal structure still existing in the Mediterranean today. They feature christian motifs and scenes showing various animals and contemporary aristocratic life.</p>

A crepe de chine scarf inspired by the Butrint mosaic pavement in Albania.

The intricate design of this beautiful scarf has been taken from the remarkably well-preserved mosaics found at the 6th century baptistery at the Butrint archaeological site in Vlorë County, Albania. The mosaics are thought to have been created by the renowned mosaicists from the ancient city of Nicopolis, in modern day northern Greece. The floor features repeating circular designs of animals and Christian iconography, as shown on the length of the scarf, while the end details show two peacocks drinking from a kantharos cup.

An extraordinary gift celebrating ancient art and craftsmanship.

  • Product Code: CMCN483030
  • Dimensions: W150 x L35cm
  • Material: 100% silk crepe de chine
  • Postage Weight: 0.07 Kg
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