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Fragment of a shoulder band

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Warp of wool; ground of red wool; ground of band of yellow wool. The design of birds etc. of rather formless construction is of dark blue, dark and light green and red wool.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 8.7 x 18.5 cm (3 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts