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Fragment with tapestry ornaments

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Warp of linen, ground of the medallion and stripe, which are woven into a piece of natural-colored linen cloth are of red wool. In the middle of the square is an eight-pointed star with a circle and a duck in the center. This and the row of different separate forms in the band, including small...

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Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 x 25.5 cm (7 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2776

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles