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Fragment with a tapestry band

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Natural colored linen into which is woven a tapestry band with two stripes showing designs of candelabra-like tree motifs alternating with animals, woven in orange, blue, yellow and green on a reddish pink ground. Design and reddish ground woven in wool. Probably a fragment of a sleeve (?)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 19.5 x 24.5 cm (7 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts