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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Red wool tabby weave cloth with parts of three narrow tapestry-woven stripes; wefts in the stripes are yellow, green, dark brown, red wool, and undyed linen. The design in the stripes consists of branch-like motifs and the frames contain wave designs. Large hole in one stripe.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts