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Fragment

Neutral yellow wool ground with a design of an architectural motif with a triangular frame in the middle and two pillars framing three crosses, woven with brown, pinkish red, green and dark blue wool. Torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

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

Accession Number

22.778

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles