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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 25.5 cm (9 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.686

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of reddish orange wool; design consists of diagonal bands forming lozenges, each framing a candelabra tree motif; between the bands are four-petal flowers inside small lozenges and the bands enclose rows of floral motifs; design is woven with green, yellow, orange, brown and pink wool. Parts of the weft are torn.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund