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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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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1088

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles