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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 7 cm (5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.321

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; design in blue, red and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. The design consists of human figures (?) with large round eyes and an animal (?) in the center. The ground area is blue wool and the frame is a narrow band of red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection