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Tapestry fragment

Warp and ground of natural-colored linen, design of red, pink, dark blue, light and dark green, consists of a leaf-shaped motif enclosing a red flower on a stem with two leaves on each side; two round fruit like-motifs (pomegranates ?) are in the lower part of the fragment; framed by a border with...

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Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot VI. 33. £5)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts