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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; an oval-shaped motif formed by branches and plants encloses a medallion with a circle surrounded by four baskets; a four-lobed motif brackets each of the four corners of the band; a brown border frames two sides of the band; design is woven with red, green,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.


Overall: 20.5 x 12 cm (8 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts