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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Tapestry ornament, shaped like a rounded triangle, applied on undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Tapestry wefts of red, pink, yellow, light green and blue wool and undyed linen produce a pattern of human heads in three-quarter view alternating with birds in rows separated by bands of...

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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