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Fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 24 cm (4 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.454

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of wool; ground of red wool; design of green, red, brown, greenish and pinkish yellow wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows two wide stripes each enclosing two human figures alternating with two plant motifs; the border shows a scale pattern. Probably a shoulder band. Importation 204.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection