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Fragment of a band

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen and design of pink, red, orange, green and blue wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows two medallions in the center, one framing an animal and the other a human figure; diagonal bands extend from each medallion and candelabra-like motifs flank...

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Everett Fund

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


Height x width: 14.5 x 27 cm (5 11/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts