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Fragment of a tapestry border

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 3.6 x 24.5 cm (1 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.300

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; design of discs separated by various forms, is of light and dark green, red, orange and blue wool and natural-colored linen. Probably a fragment of a shoulder band (clavus)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection