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Two square tapestry panels

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–10th century A.D.


Overall (a): 9 x 9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.) Overall (b): 8 x 7.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View


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



Two small squares woven with natural colored linen and orange wool on dark brown wool. Much worn. The design of each consists of a central square enclosing a circular motif that consists of connected discs.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly