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Fragment of a roundel, in two pieces

Egyptian (Arabic)
Tulunid period
9th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

21.5 x 14 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

48.1066

Medium or Technique

Linen; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Paired, undyed linen warps; undyed linen and dark green and golden yellow woolen wefts. Part of a roundel showing bird with a leaf (?) in its bill. Soiled, stained; holes, crumbling edges.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund