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Warp of linen; ground of light blue wool; design consists of human figures surrounded by fish and floral motifs; woven with red, brown, green, orange and dark brown wool and natural-colored linen, framed by a border of red wool with candelabra plant motifs and designs of small squares and discs...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 10 x 32 cm (3 15/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts