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Warp of yellow wool, ground of yellow wool; woven into it is a border and medallion with a ground of slate colored wool and a design of birds and crosses in diamonds of white wool. Three small medallions containing rosettes. Design shows Byzantine influence. Design shows Byzantine influence.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 26 x 35.5 cm (10 1/4 x 14 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts