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Fragment of tapestry band

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Warp, linen; ground of red, design of blue, light yellow and green wool, with touches of natural colored linen. Design shows three connected oval-shaped medallions, each enclosing a roundel that frames a bird. Leaf-shaped motifs fill the triangular areas between the medallions. The ground in the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.


Height x width: 7.5 x 28 cm (2 15/16 x 11 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts