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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of blue, design of red, yellow and blue wool, and natural-colored linen. Design consists leaf-shaped motifs, part of a rectangular motif enclosing small lozenges and rosettes of which two enclose a cross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts