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Linen warp; red wool ground; design in yellow, dark brown, light and dark green, blue and red wool and natural-colored linen. (a): Design of the central motif shows an eight pointed motif enclosing four animals and plants; two smaller units of the same shape frame the upper corners and two...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century


Overall (a): 21 x 25 cm (8 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.) Overall (b): 8.5 x 7 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts