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Fragment of tapestry

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 31 x 14 cm (12 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.1059

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 tapestry ornament, applied to undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Polychrome wool and undyed linen tapestry wefts. Slate blue ground with yellow, red, green, blue, pink and white stylized rosettes and medallions. Much wool rotted out. Breaks and stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer