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Fragment of a tapestry band

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Light brownish wool ground, green in places. On this are woven with yellow wool, lions, alternating with other animals, probably hares. A red wool border is on one side of the band, probably a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 33 x 7.8 cm (13 x 3 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


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