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Fragment of tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 20.5 cm (3 9/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5855

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of red; design of yellow, green, and light brown wool, and natural-colored linen. Design is of an indistinct figure and floral motifs framed by a border that encloses a row of connected oval motifs. Torn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection