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Fragment of shoulder-band

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Warp of linen, ground of red wool, the ground of border bands of dark blue wool; the design in the the band of pairs of standing figures, a single standing female, and three horsemen; the female figure raises her two hands, the right holding a flower; the border bands enclose connected floral...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 11 x 49.5 cm (4 5/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts