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Medallions and shoulder-bands sewed onto a piece of pale yellow woolen fabric; warp of decorations of linen; ground of natural-colored linen and dark blue wool; the design of vines, separate flowers and spots is of dark and light blue, green and brown, yellow and buff wool, and natural-colored...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.


Overall: 45 x 68 cm (17 11/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts