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Tapestry

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 18 x 18.5 cm (7 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

90.243

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Square fragment with a circular tapestry medallion of greenish brown and yellowish wool on woolen warps (12 to a cm.) on ground of dull yellow-brown wool, all much stained. Design contains a central medallion that encloses a bird (?) Unidentifiable animals  or plants surround the central medallion.

Credit Line

Source unidentified