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Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 44 x 56 cm (17 5/16 x 22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8343

Medium or Technique

Linen tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

All linen; brownish; squared off with blue and white stripes; additional design of pink, blue yellow, green and white. Design consists of three separate leaves. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund