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Warp of wool; ground of light yellow wool; design of two branches forming a medallion that encloses a putto (?); outside the medallion are animals; design in red wool framed by a red plane band on one side and a dark brown band on the other;

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.4 x 14 cm (3 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.743

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles