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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of dark brown wool, design of yellow and green wool and natural colored linen. Design consists of a row of four connected leaf like motifs, each enclosing horizontal lines.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

01.5877

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles