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Design consists of band with two parallel stripes separated by a narrow stripe. Lozenges with X-motifs alternate with circles, each enclosing a bird are in the wide stripes. The designs are woven in red, green and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. The middle stripe is woven in yellow....

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 10.5 x 21 cm (4 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts