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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design of two birds inside a diagonal band from which stem small vine branches; a triangular motif filled with leaves and fruits (?) is on the right and half a circular motif is on the left, woven with dark blue, green, yellow, pink and red wool, and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 22.5 x 19.5 cm (8 7/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.135

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles