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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Very fragmentary piece of a larger tapestry panel, fine wool wefts on undyed linen warps. Design shows single stylized blossoms contained in diamond-shaped compartments; lavender pattern on brown ground. Only a small amount of the wool remains; most of warps are uncovered. Mounted on...

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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