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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Tapestry band, curved at one end, applied to undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Polychrome wool and undyed linen wefts. Central area shows a row of three disconnected floral motifs and a floating putto extending its arms with an indistinct object. Design is in dark and light green, and...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts