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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design consists of a row of three trees and two pairs of leave flanking the areas between the trees; woven with blue, green, red, and yellow wool, and natural-colored linen; the frame encloses plant motifs. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

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


Overall: 7 x 16.5 cm (2 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts