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Fragment with a tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 14.2 x 63 cm (5 9/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1222

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural colored linen; woven into this is a dark red border with hexagons enclosing a bird, a dog, and a hare; between these are irregularly shaped figures. The design is woven with yellow, light and dark green, brown and natural colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection