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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Arabic)
11th–12th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 9/16 x 3 1/8 in. (4 x 8 cm)

Accession Number

30.450

Medium or Technique

Linen; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: blue linen. Design: interlacing bands of neutral yellow silk outlined with black silk enclosing conventionalized flower woven with reddish orange silk, on a blue linen ground.

Credit Line

Gift of H. A. Elsberg