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Fragment

Warp of linen, band sewed onto a piece of natural-colored linen fabric; design consists of a row of plant motifs (?) woven with green, yellow, pink, orange and dark brown wool and natural-colored linen; framed by a border of pink wool with small natural-colored discs. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

93.251

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles