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Fragment of tapestry

Two fragmentary tapestry ornaments applied to an undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Remains of a rectangular fragment show two circles in the center and two heads in three-quarter views, two birds (?), and remains of two eight-pointed units (?) on a red ground. The other fragment is a band that...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts