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Fragment of a tapestry

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Natural colored linen; with a design woven with red, blue, green and yellow wool and natural colored linen. Design shows an entwined branch with trefoil leaves and floral motifs that stem from both sides; a pendant that ends with a medallion is at one end of the band; the medallion contains a...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Christian or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.


Height x width: 35.6 x 6.5 cm (14 x 2 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts