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Band of tapestry weaving

Band of polychrome human figures on horseback alternate with human figure (left hand raised) and small 3-legged animal. Wide red border and outer red/white scroll. Wool.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Egyptian, 5th–7th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

51.563

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles