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Fragment of a tapestry border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 18 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.156

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; ground of dark blue wool, the design of human heads, spearheads and oblong spots, is of red and light blue wool, and natural-colored linen; sewed onto a piece of natural-colored weaving.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection