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Fragments of a border sewed together

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The ground is light yellowish-green wool, the symmetrical design of pairs of human figures, birds and animals, each pair flanks a lozenge stemming from a candelabra-like motif, is woven wih yellow and dark blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 22.5 cm (8 1/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.86

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles