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Natural-colored woolen ground. Design shows a figure mounted on an animal, followed by a figure on foot, woven with dark blue wool. The part that shows this design is sewed onto a piece of natural-colored wool. Like 15.661

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.


Height x width: 12 x 13.5 cm (4 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts