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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
8th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Wool; Slit Tapestry With Eccentric Wefts
Dimensions:
6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Coptic Period
Accession Number:
53953.2
Acquisition Date:
1932-01-27
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum

Circular unit depicting a floral motif, a type of ornament frequently used in Coptic tapestries. Fragment probably of a hanging.

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Fragment
Fragment (ca. 8th century)
Fragment
Fragment (8th century)