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Fragment of tapestry

Irregularly shaped piece. Red ground with parts of two diagonal bands forming a triangular motif and containing geomentric motifs; design is woven in red, yellow, orange, green and blue wool and undyed linen weft. The border of the diagonal bands contains small disc motifs. Broken, frayed and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1078

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles