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Tapestry fragment

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Tapestry stripe; ground of red wool, with design of dark blue, green, light blue, pink and yellow; woven in a natural colored linen fabric with a fringe. The design in the stripe consists of connected leaf-like motifs with branches (?) that stem from both sides of the the connecting line.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall (Height x width): 27 x 45.5 cm (10 5/8 x 17 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts