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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Part of a tapestry ornament, applied to undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Polychrome wool and undyed linen wefts. Part of a roundel on a red ground. A representation of a human figure in one corner outside the roundel, stars, heart-shaped petals, and half rosette in red, light and dark...

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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