I watched the two most recent episodes of Project Runway last night and was excited to see the The Metropolitan Museum’s Greek and Roman galleries as one source of inspiration offered up for their last challenge. So tonight I did a bit of exploring of my own — winding up in Egypt, not Rome or Greece, with this image of a fifth century Egyptian-Coptic textile depicting a man with “nimbus and heart”. The nimbus being the golden halo around his head and the heart — is this the red shape floating outside his body? I love the coloration overall — the red, the dark indigo blue, and the shades of purple and green on his shirt.