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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. An oval medallion from a tapestry is applied to an undyed tabby-woven linen ground; a small band at one end of the medallion suggests that it was the end part of a shoulder band (clavus). A stylized blossom or a plant motif is inside the medallion. The ground in the medallion is in red...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1076

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles