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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; stripes of dark-blue wool guard, a row of five medallions of jar-like motifs with trees (?), woven with yellow, green, and dark-blue wool, and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

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


Height x width: 21 x 40 cm (8 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts