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Fragment of a band

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On the dark brownish blue ground, a design is woven with light tan colored wool, which was probably white when it was new. design of connected small and large lozenges; each large lozenge frames a bust; vine branches surround the large lozenges; pairs of human figures with raised arms flank the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 17 x 33 cm (6 11/16 x 13 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool, Tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts