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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of dark blue wool; the design of red wool consists of rows of disconnected spade shaped motifs; weft is torn at one end.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.139

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles