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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment of a tapestry ornament, applied to undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Polychrome wool and undyed linen tapestry wefts. Slate blue ground with yellow, red, green, blue, pink and white stylized rosettes and medallions. Much wool rotted out. Breaks and stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts