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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 27.5 cm (5 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.673

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of light brown wool, with two parallel bands of white wool; the design in each consists of connected candelabra plant motifs and two circular medallions, each enclosing an animal (?), woven with light brown wool. Probably a fragment of a tunic with two shoulder bands (clavi).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection