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The warp is of white wool. The design consists of two parallel areas; on each is a putto carrying a bird, flanked by animals (?) and plants. The borders and the stripe between the two parallel areas enclose geometric motifs; the ground is in red wool and the motifs are in dark blue, yellow,...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 17.5 x 27 cm (6 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1413

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes