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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 24.1 x 6.2 cm (9 1/2 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.139

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 dark blue wool; the design of red wool consists of rows of disconnected spade shaped motifs; weft is torn at one end.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection