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Fragment of a border

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Woven into a piece of white woolen tapestry is a border with a design that consists of two circles and three diamond-shaped motifs. One of the circles encloses a human figure, probably a hunter and the other encloses a hare. The diamond-shaped units enclose cross-like motifs. The design is of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 25 cm (4 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.659

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles