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Tapestry fragment

Fragment of an ornamental band, woven with blue, yellow, pinkish orange and a little bluish green wool on a natural linen warp. Much worn. Design consists of two connected roundels, one contains green dispersed leaf-like motifs and the other contains similar pink motifs

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

15.646

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles