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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; design in blue, red and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. The design consists of human figures (?) with large round eyes and an animal (?) in the center. The ground area is blue wool and the frame is a narrow band of red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts