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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; ground of violet red wool; design of plant motifs and branches is of dark blue wool. The border encloses a linear scrolled branch with floral motifs on both sides.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

01.5885

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles