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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; the design of two medallions each enclosing a bust of a female figure holding a cornucopia (?) with flowers, probably a personification; the borders enclose fishes, and a crocodile (?) in the right side border, of dark blue wool, orange, dark and light green,...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 15.3 x 21 cm (6 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.259

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles