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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts