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Natural colored linen with a circular medallion and a band woven in red wool. The design in the medallion shows a nude human figure with one raised hand in the center, surrounded by four small heads. The design in the band shows a nude floating (?) human figure, small heads and plants; a...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th-8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 x 38 cm (7 1/2 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.330

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes