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Fragment of undyed linen tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen, with remains of tapestry band woven with polychrome wool; wool largely destroyed, showing linen ground, and warps in groups of twos. Remains of dark brown, orange, green and red wool. Design consists of ovals (leaf motifs ?), flat at one end and pointed at the other,...

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts