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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 23.5 cm (6 11/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.721

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular panel, made up of fragments of borders. The middle panel has a design of pink heart-shaped forms. The side borders have conventional plant and animal forms, woven with brown and red wool, and natural-colored linen. The tapestry area is sewed on to a natural-colored linen weaving.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection