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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D. (?)


Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 15.5 cm (4 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.646

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of an ornamental band, woven with blue, yellow, pinkish orange and a little bluish green wool on a natural linen warp. Much worn. Design consists of two connected roundels, one contains green dispersed leaf-like motifs and the other contains similar pink motifs

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection