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White woolen cloth; in the middle is a dark blue band edged with narrow yellow, blue and white stripes. On the blue band are trees with yellow stems, three red heart-shaped fruits with white outlines, and green leaves, alternating with women with one arm up and the other down (orantes?) and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

15.413

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles