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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 6.7 x 8.2 cm (2 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.766

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow wool and part of a small medallion woven with red, blue, green and yellow; the design in the medallion shows a central roundel flanked by candelabra-like plant motifs and two human heads (?); a third plant is in the lower half of the roundel and an animal (?) is in the upper half.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly