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Fragment with a rectangular tapestry panel

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Neutral yellow wool with a rectangular medallion with motifs woven with brown wool and light neutral linen. The design consists of a a central rectangular motif that encloses a human figure surrounded by birds (?). Surrounding this area are motifs of fish alternating with birds and an...

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Credit Line

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

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–10th century A.D.


Overall: 15 x 16.3 cm (5 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, dovetailed


Textiles and Fashion Arts