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Natural colored linen warp thread; the ground is woven with pink wool, the design consists of a large circle of leaves (?) enclosing mounted horsemen, back to back, and below them affronted lions (?) and two half circles with horsemen affronted and back to back. The colors are blues, green,...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall (a): 25 x 43 cm (9 13/16 x 16 15/16 in.) Overall (b): 9.5 x 8.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.177a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles