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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of main band of red wool with design of dark blue, yellow and green wool and natural-colored linen; ground of border of dark blue; design of green yellow and red wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows an animal and indistinct motifs.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts