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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century


Dimensions

Height x length: 9.5 x 11 cm (3 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8349a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

01.8349b: Warp of linen; ground of red, design of green, brown, yellow, red and pink wool shows two animals; border encloses heart-shaped floral motifs and leaves framed by small square, rectangular and L-shaped blocks.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund