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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of light slate-green wool; design, a figure, birds and flowers, in red and dark blue wool, and natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

96.273

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles