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Fragment of a band

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design consists of a circle in the center of the band, a plant with two birds at the upper left and a lion at the lower left; the upper half of the right side is torn; framed on two sides by a border of two rows of small squares; woven with red, pink, orange,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 13.5 x 19 cm (5 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts