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Rectangular fragment of tapestry

Red wool warps; wefts of red, gray-green and blue wool and undyed linen (?) Band showing crudely drawn human figures and a quadruped between narrow borders showing rows of lozenges. Narrow band of red along one side, dark blue along the other. Soiled. Selvedges at two narrow ends (?).

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), 7th century

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts