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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Part of a tapestry roundel ornament, applied on undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Pattern, defined by wefts of wool in shades of red, yellow and green and undyed linen, shows a pair of addorsed, mounted riders shooting arrows at gazelles (?). Tapestry very fragmentary; pattern not...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

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Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts