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Fragment of a tapestry band

Fragment. Part of a tapestry band applied to undyed tabby-woven linen ground. Polychrome wools and undyed linen wefts on paired linen warps. On a red ground, oval medallions containing single animals, are separated by stylized trees. Narrow borders showing an undulating branch motif flanked by...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1040

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles