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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 16 cm (10 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.2383

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of a rectangular panel which frames an oval enclosing interconnected geometric motifs. A circular unit at each of the four corners of the rectangle frames the oval. All in wool; ground is woven with brown; design with tan; bands on end with greenish yellow, light brown and tan.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection