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Warp linen; design in dark and light green, brown, yellow and red wool and natural-colored linen on a red woolen ground. Design shows an animal, probably a hare, a floating putto holding a basket and a bull (?) between two plants; probably a fragment of a shoulder band (clavus)

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century


Height x width: 8.5 x 33 cm (3 3/8 x 13 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts