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Fragment of tapestry

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 6.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1058

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed linen warps with red, orange yellow, blue, pink and beige wool and undyed linen wefts. Parts of red bands top and bottom; field shows birds or fish (?) on blue ground. Some wools rotted out.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer