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Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 22 cm (4 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5885

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 violet red wool; design of plant motifs and branches is of dark blue wool. The border encloses a linear scrolled branch with floral motifs on both sides.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection