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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Part of a tapestry band with undyed linen warps; wefts of wool in shades of red, yellow, green and blue and undyed linen. Lower portion shows head and one shoulder of a woman wearing a crown and earrings. Scene above is too incomplete to describe. Ornamental borders showing...

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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