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Fragment of a tapestry border

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Warp of wool, ground of red wool; a herringbone design framed by disconnected square motifs with pointed edges, in light yellow and green wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 16.5 cm (4 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.305

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles