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Tapestry fragment

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Linen fragment into which is woven a square tapestry panel with red ground, Design shows two dancing figures (?) inside a roundel framed by the square, woven in dark blue, yellow and buff wool, and border of red and buff wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 33 x 19 cm (13 x 7 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts