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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 12.8 x 3.9 cm (5 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5877

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 brown wool, design of yellow and green wool and natural colored linen. Design consists of a row of four connected leaf like motifs, each enclosing horizontal lines.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection