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Fragment of tapestry

Round medllion with traces of original tabby-woven ground into which it was woven. Design consists of a lonzenge motif in the center surrounded by a linear frame with projecting branch motifs (?). The border consists of scroll motifs each enclosing a head of an animal. Red, neutral yellow and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts