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Fragment with a square tapestry panel

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Square of decoration woven with dark brown wool on light neutral wool. The design consists of a rectangular central panel enclosing three standing human figures. The central panel is surrounded by motifs of fish, birds, plants, running animals and an unidentifiable motif that resembles the...

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

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.


Overall: 12.5 x 13.5 cm (4 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry, dovetailed


Textiles and Fashion Arts