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Fragment with two tapestry bands

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Two tapestry bands in a linen fragment; ground of the bands is deep pink in which are circles alternating with stylized four-petal floral motifs; the circles enclose birds and geometric motifs; design is woven with green, yellow, pink and dark blue wool and natural-colored linen; probably...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 31 cm (5 1/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1427

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles