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Warp of linen; ground of salmon-pink wool, the design, which shows plant motifs is much worn, of light and dark green, dark blue, brown and yellow wool and natural-colored linen; inner border encloses floral motifs framed by an outer border consisting of small L-shaped connected ornaments, in...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th–century


Height x width: 10.5 x 27 cm (4 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts