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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen warps with polychrome wool and undyed linen wefts. Fragmentary pattern; floral and leafy forms; two bands of overlapping blue discs and an animal form (?) in the center; a head of human figure at the upper right corner; design is woven with red, orange, blue, green and...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts