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Tapestry fragment

Warp and ground of white wool; design of red, blue, pink, light blue, brown, yellow and green wool. Design shows waving branch from which stem heart-shaped petal motifs, similar to 01.8360a-b. Also small pink fragment unlabelled.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Accession Number

01.8361

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles