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Red woolen ground; three attached horizontal bands; on each are flowering plants flanking two crowned and haloed figures. The figure on the upper left holds a cross; that on the middle left carries a horn of abundance and the one in the lower left holds an eagle (Saint John ?); the figure in the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 32 x 33 cm (12 5/8 x 13 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


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