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Fragment with a tapestry ornament

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


Height x width: 21 x 14 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View


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



Natural colored linen ground, into which is woven a basket-like design (?) with a triangular motif at the top; two small circles and two horizontal units on the basket (?) create the impression of eyes; woven with red, green, brown and dark blue wool and natural colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection