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Fragment of a border

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Yellow woolen cloth, probably a fragment of a garment with a border. Ground of the border is in dark blue wool with designs of plants with round leaves on both sides and a floral motif at the top (probably lotus plants), woven with red, green, yellow, and light brown wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 20 x 11.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts