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Fragment of the neck of a garment

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Deep violet wool ground, in which are woven sections of two circles of which one encloses two addorsed animals and the other a human figure. The design is of pink, red, dark blue and light and dark green wool and natural colored linen. On one side is a red border. Mounted on a piece of heavy...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century


Overall: 24 x 20.7 cm (9 7/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts