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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
10th century
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Linen
Dimensions:
10.2 x 17.8 cm (4 x 7 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Coptic Period
Accession Number:
X71.41.411.8a
Acquisition Date:
1971-01-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Carlotta Mabury

Coptic Fragment, probably from a garment. Repeated lozenge shaped units framed by diagonal crossed lines. This type of composition was popular in tapestries produced during the early centuries of Islam in Egypt.

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