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Roundel fragment of tapestry

Egyptian (Arabic)
Tulunid period
9th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

13 x 10.8 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1068

Medium or Technique

Linen; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry roundel. Paired linen warps; undyed linen and yellow, green and dark blue wool wefts. Shows bird with leaf in its beak. Holes, stains; wools partly gone.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund