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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Part of an L-shaped tapestry-woven ornament, sewn to a piece of undyed linen tabby-weave cloth. Tapestry wefts are red, pink, orange, yellow, light and dark green, and violet wools and undyed linen. Pattern of rows of colored triangles with white (linen) centers. Some wools rotted out,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1061

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles