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Tapestry fragments

A group of tapestry fragments in dyed wool and natural-colored linen: consist of two much worn clavi (?), a fragment of a roundel, three small circular fragments and 27 tiny fragments that range in size from .5 to 2 cm. Design shows human figures and plant forms in yellow, brown, and green wool...

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Credit Line

Gift of Marion D. Campbell

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century

Accession Number

1985.823

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles