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Fragment of undyed linen tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen, remains of tapestry band woven with polychrome wool; wool considerably destoyed, showing warps in pairs. Remains of pink, yellow, brown and a little blue, and green wool. Design consists of stylized tree or leaf forms(?) between bands of red. Heavier linen threads form...

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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