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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby weave with two inwoven tapestry stripes. Pattern shows overlapping, shaded, ovoid petals and small green leaves flanking the petals. Tapestry wefts are pink, red, white, yellow-green and yellow wools, and undyed linen. Three of the petals in one of the two stripes...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts