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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 5.2 x 7.5 cm (2 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.273

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 light slate-green wool; design, a figure, birds and flowers, in red and dark blue wool, and natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection