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Fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 44 x 54 cm (17 5/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.714

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of a white linen garment, into which are woven an L-shaped band ending in a pendant; a square medallion is in the center, bracketed by the L-shaped band. The design woven in wool and linen consists of tree forms, circles and human figures. The colors are red, green, blue and yellow. There is very little left of the medallion.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection