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Fragment of tapestry ornament

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 6.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5846

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp in linen, design in red, yellow, green and blue wool, shows a unit in the shape of a leaf with a floral or a tree design and five circular motifs at the top. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection