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Fragment of a garment (?)

Ground of borwnish-red wool on paired wool warps; design consists of a broad tapestry band with two affronted lions and a deer between them, part of an addorsed lion is on the right; woven with yellow, blue, brownish-red and pink on a green ground, band is framed by a border with a square...

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Lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, October 16, 1937.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Egyptian (Islamic: Upper Egypt ?), Tulunid Period, 868–905 A.D.

Object Place

Upper Egypt (?), Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts