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Fragment of tapestry

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 18 cm (3 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1042

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Ragged piece of tapestry ornament. Polychrome wool and undyed linen wefts. Red ground, greenish-blue border stripe; design in yellow and dark brown outlines is indistinct. Similar to 55.1037 and 55.1038, probably from the same weaving. Holes; stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer