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Fragment

Warp of linen; ground of linen; design of candelabra tree motifs, leaves and medallions enclosing rosettes and candelabra trees; surrounded by small disconnected discs, woven with red, green, and yellow wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.

Accession Number

01.5844

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles