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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design consists of a row of leaf-shaped forms, each enclosing a plant, and alternating with candelabra-tree motifs; pairs of heart-shaped leaves flank the areas between the leaves and trees; woven with green, yellow and red wool and natural-colored...

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Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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


Overall: 6.5 x 39.5 cm (2 9/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts