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Fragments of a tunic

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White woolen ground. Two fragments of a tunic, one shows a shoulder band (01.5894a) and the other shows a fragment of a roundel (01.5894b). On the shoulder band is a mounted hunter killing an animal; a spotted animal (a panther ?) is above the horseman; the fragment of the roundel shows a...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall (a): 23 x 67 cm (9 1/16 x 26 3/8 in.) Overall (b): 28.2 x 14.5 cm (11 1/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts