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Tapestry weaving, wool and linen yarns. Design of plain linen and polychrome wool beaded medallions containing paired hooved animals (ibexes?) flanking stylized tree against purple wool background.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stanford Calderwood

Eastern Mediterranean, Coptic with influence fro, Coptic, 8th–9th century A.D.

Object Place

Eastern Mediterranean,, Egypt


Overall: 13 x 64cm (5 1/8 x 25 3/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool and linen tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts