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Neutral yellow wool on which are two bands of design consisting of interlaced branches forming oval units each enclosing a bird, a running animal or a lotus flower motif. The design is woven with brown wool on a light neutral linen ground. The shape of the double band suggests that this is a...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.


Overall: 11 x 22 cm (4 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts