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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1974.557

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles