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The ground of the main field is natural colored wool; on this are four connected heart-shaped leaf-like motifs forming a quatrefoil rosette surrounded by floral motifs; the border has a design of an undulating line. Woven with blue, red, yellow and green wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.


Overall: 12.5 x 13.6 cm (4 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts