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Fragment with a tapestry roundel

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Fragment. Oval tapestry ornament applied on undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Pattern, rendered with red, blue, yellow or green wool and undyed linen wefts, shows a pair of affronted leaping hares (?) flanking a tree that stems from a lotus-like motif. Stained; linen browned; holes. Some wools have...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 13.5 x 10.5 cm (5 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1084

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles