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Tapestry fragment

Fragment of a rectangular panel which frames an oval enclosing interconnected geometric motifs. A circular unit at each of the four corners of the rectangle frames the oval. All in wool; ground is woven with brown; design with tan; bands on end with greenish yellow, light brown and tan.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts