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Fragment of a tunic

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Red wool in which is woven with green, blue, yellow, brown and red wool and natural-colored linen a design of disconnected heart-shaped leaves and peacocks. In the center of the fragment is a circle enclosing floral and leaf motifs; six heart-shaped leaves stem from the border of the circle.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 52.5 x 46.4 cm (20 11/16 x 18 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and red wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts