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Tapestry fragment

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The design shows a basket with a plant and three triangular units, each enclosing a group of small square motifs arranged in a triangular shape; two of the triangular units flank the plant and one is above it. The small units may represent grape motifs (?) The basket is decorated with a row of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 12 cm (3 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.1128

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles