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Fragment of tapestry

Undyed linen warps with red, orange yellow, blue, pink and beige wool and undyed linen wefts. Parts of red bands top and bottom; field shows birds or fish (?) on blue ground. Some wools rotted out.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1058

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles