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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 19.2 x 28 cm (7 9/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

14.710

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, looped weaving

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of natural colored linen, the design a square enclosing a disk, made of blocks of color, is of blue, green, red and yellow wool, woven in loops. On two sides of the square are forms suggesting pointed trees.

Provenance

Price $10.00.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection