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Fragment of tapestry

Fragmentary rectangular tapestry ornament, applied to undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Lozenges defined by broken white lines on red ground; in the center of each, a red and white heart-shaped petal with two green leaves. Tapestry is probably a sleeve band. Colored wools rotted out in places....

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1080

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles