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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Narrow band showing red diamond stepped contours and a black cross in center of each diamond. Along sides, traces of original tabby-woven undyed linen ground into which woolen tapestry wefts were woven, substituting for ground wefts. A few breaks. Linen browned. Probably a sleeve band,...

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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