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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 16 cm (2 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.308

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; ground of red wool; what is left of the design of dark brown wool suggests leaf forms, much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection