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Fragment of a border

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Design consists of a band with two parallel stripes separated by a narrow one. The two outer ones show designs of animals and human figures with raised arms on a dark red ground; The design of the middle stripe shows an entwined branch on a green ground. The colors of the design are green,...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 21 cm (3 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.755

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles