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Rectangular tapestry panel

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


Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 11 cm (5 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.401

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is deep pink wool; the design consists of four diagonal bands forming a lozenge which encloses a candelabra plant motif; the bands forming the lozenge enclose heart-shaped and floral motifs; a stylized plant (?) motif is in each of the four corners of the panel; woven with red and dark green wool and natural-colored linen; Design is similar to that in 11.1429

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection