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Tapestry fragment

Rectangular panel, made up of fragments of borders. The middle panel has a design of pink heart-shaped forms. The side borders have conventional plant and animal forms, woven with brown and red wool, and natural-colored linen. The tapestry area is sewed on to a natural-colored linen weaving.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts