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Warp of linen, ground of natural-colored linen, tapestry design of five unidentifiable motifs (basket-like shapes ?), three woven in red and pink, one in light green and yellow and one in dark and light blue, conected by heavy linen threads.

Credit Line

Gift of Sir C. Purdon Clarke

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.5 x 8.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.1471

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles