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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of red, dark and light blue, green, pink and yellow wool. Design shows a rectangular unit that encloses small roundels, two crosses and other figures that are difficult to identify.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 32 cm (7 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.339

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles