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Tapestry fragment

Warp, brownish linen; ground of red wool, with design in brownish linen. Design shows two circular motifs formed by branches (?). Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts