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Fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 23 cm (2 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.251

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, band sewed onto a piece of natural-colored linen fabric; design consists of a row of plant motifs (?) woven with green, yellow, pink, orange and dark brown wool and natural-colored linen; framed by a border of pink wool with small natural-colored discs. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection