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Woven into a piece of natural-colored wool is a border with a design that consists of three circles and two diamond-shaped motifs. The central circle encloses a human figure, probably a hunter and the two others enclose animals. The diamond-shaped units enclose cross-like motifs. The ground of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 25 cm (3 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.704

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles