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Roundel fragment of tapestry

Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry roundel. Paired linen warps; undyed linen and yellow, green and dark blue wool wefts. Shows bird with leaf in its beak. Holes, stains; wools partly gone.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), Tulunid period, 9th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

48.1068

Medium or Technique

Linen; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles