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Fragment of a border

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Natural-colored woolen ground. Design in blue wool. Design shows human figures with raised hands standing next to mounted figures; a patch of the same natural-colored wool of the ground is sewed onto the upper part of the fragment. Like 15.660.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 16.5 x 24 cm (6 1/2 x 9 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts