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Fragment with a tapestry band

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Warp of white wool; Design shows a band with two parallel red stripes separated by a narrow cream white stripe of geometric design. On the wider stripes are running lions alternating with candelabra-like tree motifs, woven with green, pink, brown, blue, and green on a red ground. Probably a...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 21.5 cm (4 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.391

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles