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Warp of linen; ground of carmine-red wool; design shows a kneeling putto with wings holding a triangular object, probably a basket. Undefined animals are next to the putto and in the lower area of the band. This is probably the right side of a sleeve band with a central medallion, woven with...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 11.8 x 12.5 cm (4 5/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.258

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles