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Fragment with a tapestry band

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; the design shows a central medallion enclosing a human figure dressed in a garment with a cross; flanking the medallion are human figures, animals and birds in stylized forms; four crosses are on the right side of the band and a cross is on the garment of each...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century


Overall: 23.5 x 36 cm (9 1/4 x 14 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts