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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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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1028

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles