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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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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1025

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles