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Rectangular fragment of tapestry weaving

Rectangular fragment, polychrome, wool. Broken lattice contains, full and half medallions. Four stylized birds (yellow, blue, red) and plant in medallion. Three birds in each segment of lattice. Brown and yellow scroll border.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Egyptian, 6th–7th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

51.568

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles