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Textile fragment

Warp of brown wool; on a rectangular fragment is a design of a ram with patterened ribbons flying from its collar; ground is in light brown; the ram is in cream, green and brown wool; a plain border with remains of quatrefoil motifs frame the design. Similar to 34.120.

Provenance

Lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, October 16, 1937.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Egyptian (Coptic), Sassanian Dynasty or Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.

Object Place

Mesopotamia (?)

Accession Number

38.39

Medium or Technique

Tapestry, wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles