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Fragment of a tapestry

Fragment. Rectangular panel, bordered by four narrow strips of plain linen cloth. Wool and linen wefts; linen warps. On a brick pink ground, a roundel at the right and two half roundels at the left. In the former, two haloed standing human figures; in the latter, pairs of haloed horsemen....

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Credit Line

Bequest of Thomas Whittemore

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

57.208

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles