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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 13.4 x 4.5 cm (5 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.5875

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 blue, design of red, yellow and blue wool, and natural-colored linen. Design consists leaf-shaped motifs, part of a rectangular motif enclosing small lozenges and rosettes of which two enclose a cross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection