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Fragment of a border

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The ground is of neutral yellow wool. The design shows an animal, two birds and a tree form, the border is in plain greenish brown wool framed by v-shaped ornaments in red. Main design is woven with green, light and dark blue, white and pink wool. Torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 20 cm (3 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

22.785

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles