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Tapestry fragment

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Fragment of yellow wool tapestry weaving with a design of a flying figure, probably a putto, an animal and a jar from which stem two branches represented diagonally in a V-shaped design; two birds are between the two branches. The deisgn is woven with brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 8.5 x 12 cm (3 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts