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Fragment

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design is divided into two horizontal areas, in each is a figure half-kneeling towards a floating figure (an angel?). Probably part of a sleeve band; woven in red, green, yellow and dark brown wool and natural-colored linen. The right side of the fragment is...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

96.256

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles