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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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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1045

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles