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Fragment of a Garment

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Light yellowish brown ground; in the middle is a rectangular area that frames two arches under which are jars with tree and floral motifs. A basket and a pair of birds are on each side of this area and five tree motifs with birds (?) are above it, woven with red, green, blue and white wool.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 27 x 22 cm (10 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts