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White woolen with a design of two oval-shaped forms of which one encloses a tree and the other encloses a cross with four birds between its arms, woven with brownish violet wool. 15.685 - 15.690 are all from one garment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 9 x 25 cm (3 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts