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Fragment of a border

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A jar (?) from which stems a row of ogival forms enclosing an animal, a bird and a diamond motif, woven with green, and natural-colored wool. The latter is much stained.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 x 19 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.658

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles