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Fragment with two tapestry bands

Two bands in colored wool with fish and plant motifs woven into a natural colored linen fragment. Ground of the bands is blue, fish forms are red, plant forms are green and yellow; and border bands are red. The floral motifs may represent lotus flowers (?). Probably a fragment of sleeve bands....

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Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts