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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Ragged piece of tapestry ornament. Polychrome wool and undyed linen wefts. Red ground, greenish-blue border stripe; design in yellow and dark brown outlines is indistinct. Similar to 55.1037 and 55.1038, probably from the same weaving. Holes; stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1042

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles