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Tapestry fragment

Warp, wool; fragment with a band woven into a yellowish red wool; ground of the band is brownish blue with a design in natural colored linen showing leaves and branches formaing oval motifs that enclose fruits (?)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts