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Fragment of tapestry

Paired, undyed linen warps; wefts of green, blue-green and yellow wool and undyed linen. Shows bird with leaf in its beak (?) Holes, stains; ragged edges. Wools partly gone. Selvedge along one side.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), Tulunid period, 9th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

48.1065

Medium or Technique

Linen; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles