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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design shows a triangular motif which is a corner detail of a composition that probably included four similar motifs framing a lozenge; is of blue, green and yellow wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century

Accession Number

96.238

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles