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Fragment of tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 5.5 x 37.5 cm (2 3/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.5851

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp, linen; ground of main band, red wool, design, greenish blue and yellow wool and white linen. Design shows a row of six oval-shaped units each framing a leaf-like motif. The ground of the borders is in yellow wool with connected oval-shaped designs.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection