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Warp of linen; ground of pink wool. Design consists of two birds flanking a vase and a tree with two branches above the birds; woven with green, yellow and pink wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 12 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.5868

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles