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Fragment of tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 7 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.1038

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of a ragged tapestry ornament. Polychrome wool and undyed linen wefts. Red ground with designs in light green, yellow and brown. Pattern indistinct. Holes, stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer