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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design consists of four disconnected diagonal bands forming a lozenge which encloses a tree motif inside an oval medallion; a cross is in the lower part of the fragment; floral motifs on both sides show that the lozenge design is part of a repeated motif; design...

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th-9th century A.D.

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Overall: 9 x 13 cm (3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and linen, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts