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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
9th–11th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 22 cm (9 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1423

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The mainfield is light green. On this are two seated figures; one wears a large yellow turban and is seated on a divan. The other wears a tall red headdress. The border consists of haloed busts, candelabra-like ornaments and floral motifs. Woven with light green, light and dark blue, yellow, and red wool. The border is in plain red wool. Busts are similar to those in 11.1441.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection