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Fragment of undyed linen tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen, with tapestry band woven with polychrome wool on undyed linen ground: the frame consists of narrow bands of dark blue on each side decorated with rectangular spots of linen and orange wool; the main area of the band shows leaf-like or petal motifs that contain tree...

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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