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Fragment of a tapestry

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Natural colored linen ground, into which are woven three rows of disconnected leaves, of which the central row consists of smaller units. The design is of red, pink, green, yellow and blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.7 x 32.2 cm (6 9/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.136

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles