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Tapestry fragments

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 54.5 x 37.4 cm (21 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.823

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

A group of tapestry fragments in dyed wool and natural-colored linen: consist of two much worn clavi (?), a fragment of a roundel, three small circular fragments and 27 tiny fragments that range in size from .5 to 2 cm. Design shows human figures and plant forms in yellow, brown, and green wool and natural-colored linen on red ground wool.

Credit Line

Gift of Marion D. Campbell