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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of light buff colored wool, ground of dark blue wool; design in pink wool consists of leaves and semi-circular motifs from which stem branches or tree-like motifs. Probably a sleeve band. .

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 5.5 x 22 cm (2 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts