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Fragment of a border

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


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 17 cm (3 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.727

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Dark blue woolen ground; the design of a whole and part of a human figure, is woven with white wool; with a border of connected lozenges; a plain red band is on one side. Probably part of a Dionysiac scene.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection