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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 67.5 cm (13 3/8 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8361

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and ground of white wool; design of red, blue, pink, light blue, brown, yellow and green wool. Design shows waving branch from which stem heart-shaped petal motifs, similar to 01.8360a-b. Also small pink fragment unlabelled.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund