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Fragment of tapestry

Egyptian (Arabic)
Tulunid period
9th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1065

Medium or Technique

Linen; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Paired, undyed linen warps; wefts of green, blue-green and yellow wool and undyed linen. Shows bird with leaf in its beak (?) Holes, stains; ragged edges. Wools partly gone. Selvedge along one side.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund