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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 27 cm (3 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.288

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 main band of red wool with design of dark blue, yellow and green wool and natural-colored linen; ground of border of dark blue; design of green yellow and red wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows an animal and indistinct motifs.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection