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Fragment of shoulder-band

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design consists of a man sitting on a semi-circular branch that stems from a tree (?); animals framed by circular branches, marine creatures (?) and indistinguishable objects are above and below the man. The border encloses a scroll motif with lotus-like...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 13.5 x 60 cm (5 5/16 x 23 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts