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Fragment of a border

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 5 cm (3 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5887

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and weft of red wool, with designs in black wool. The design is of a pointed arch-like motif that frames a tree (?) or a candelabra (?) motif. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection