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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 22.5 x 8.5 cm (8 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.5872

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 red and blue wool, Design shows a roundel enclosing a female figiure (?) with raised arms; above the roundel are plant motifs with leaves and a pair of birds, woven with yellow, red and brown wool and touches of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection