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Warp, linen; ground of the main area is in red wool, design of green, brown, orange, yellow, yellow and red wool and natural-colored linen shows two undefined animals flanking a tree and four tree motifs; border consists of lotus-like flowers on both sides of an undulating branch on a...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century


Overall: 10.2 x 12.5 cm (4 x 4 15/16 in.)

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts