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Fragment with a tapestry ornament

Natural colored linen ground, into which is woven a basket-like design (?) with a triangular motif at the top; two small circles and two horizontal units on the basket (?) create the impression of eyes; woven with red, green, brown and dark blue wool and natural colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts