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Fragment of a rectangular panel

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The panel is made up of several borders with designs of human figures, animals, and conventional plant forms in brown wool. In the middle are two arches with rampant animals under them. The arches are surrounded by pairs of human figures and candelabra-like motifs. All the human figures raise...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.


Overall: 37 x 21.5 cm (14 9/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts